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Money advice from Citizens Advice Bureau

Ways to reduce your Council Tax

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Apply for a discount or exemption

A full Council Tax bill is based on at least 2 adults living in a home. There are several ways you can get a discount or exemption, depending on the circumstances of you and the other adults in your home.

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Apply for a disability reduction

Your bill may be reduced if your home has been adapted to meet the needs of a disabled person living in the property.

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Banding appeals

Find out what to do if you think you or your property is in the wrong Council Tax band. 

Spread the cost of your Council Tax
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Spread the cost of your Council Tax bill

You can choose to spread your payments over 12 months instead of 10 if you're not already doing so. Ring us on 0300 303 8870 to set this up

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Claim Council Tax Support

Use the calculator for an instant estimate of how much benefit you may be entitled to, then you can choose to make a claim. Your estimate will be based on the information you've supplied.

Discretionary Council Tax
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Discretionary Council Tax Support

We might be able to give extra help, for a short time, to people who need it most.

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