Council Tax - Application for a Single Person Discount

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The full Council Tax is based upon two or more adults living in a property. If only one adult (aged 18 or over) occupies the property you can apply for a 25 % Single Person Discount.

Please be advised, a temporary absence (i.e. a holiday or working away) would not qualify for this reduction.

To apply, please complete the form and declaration below. Required fields are indicated * .

This form can be only be used to notify changes that occurred within the last six months or will occur in the next two months.

Council Tax Reference number


The eight digit reference number is given on the top right of your bill, and starts with a 5.

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Help for those on low incomes:

If you are on benefit or low income (or you share your home with people who are) you may be entitled to a reduction in your bill. The reduction will depend on a number of things such as: How much money you have coming in; how many people live with you; how much you have in savings or capital. If you are under 60 and have £16,000 or more in capital or savings, then you will not be entitled to any Council Tax Benefit.

For further information and to make an online application please visit Making a claim for Council Tax support

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