Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Working Age and Pension Age Rules 

There are different rules for applicants of working age and applicants of pension age. A full copy of the rules governing both schemes is available to download which should be read together with documents incorporating statutory changes made to the schemes.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme documents (PDFs)

How to make a claim 

If you are on a low income you may be entitled to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme and should make a claim. Details of how to claim can be found on our Apply for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction page.