Can I get council tax reduction?
You can apply for council tax reduction whether you own your own home, rent, are unemployed or are working.
To qualify for council tax reduction:
- You must be on a low income whether from DWP benefits or low paid work.
- You must be the person responsible for paying the council tax bill.
- You (and your partner) must not have more than £16,000 in savings or capital, unless you are receiving Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit).
If you do not meet these requirements, you may still be entitled to other discounts or reductions: