The council tax reduction scheme provides financial help for people on low incomes.
As it's means tested, the amount you receive depends on your income, plus the size and needs of your household. You can receive up to 100% off your council tax, depending on your circumstances.
To be entitled, you must:
The amount you receive will be calculated based on:
If you're entitled to a council tax reduction, it will be shown on your council tax bill, along with any balance you need to pay.
You can use our benefit calculator to get an estimate of how much you may be entitled to. You can read our council tax reduction scheme policy for full details.
Apply for council tax reduction