Guide Council Tax Reduction

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2. Apply for Council Tax Reduction Working Age Only

Please complete the online form by clicking on the blue start button. If you need help to complete your application please contact us on 01395 571770. 

Before you apply for Council Tax Reduction

  • Please check to see if you will qualify and how much you might get off your Council Tax bill
  • you must complete this form in one sitting, you cannot save and return later so please have all information listed below before you start the application process. The application form should take you 15 – 30 minutes to complete.

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  • National Insurance numbers for all adults.
  • Payslips if you or your partner are employed.  These can be sent via email to  As we are unable to accept handwritten payslips, please ask your employer to complete a certificate of earnings.
  • Self-employed accounts (latest). If these are not available, please complete the self-employed income sheet.
  • Childcare charges. If you make regular payments to a registered childcare provider please complete a childcare charges form.
  • Other income. Details of any pensions, benefits or tax credits you or your partner receive.
  • Bank or building society accounts. Up to date balances, even if these are overdrawn. Remember to include ISAs, shares and premium bonds.
  • Additional property or land you own in the UK or abroad.
  • Your award letters if you are already in receipt of Universal Credit.

Appointee - if you want someone to deal with your Council Tax Reduction claim.

When you submit this online claim you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

We aim to process your claim within 14 days of you giving us all the information we need.

If evidence is needed, please supply this as quickly as possible. We will write or email to confirm what we require.

You can now email your evidence to We can accept scanned images or photographs of your evidence.

The quicker you provide the information, the quicker we can process your application.