For full details of the scheme, see the following downloadable document:.
To apply for CTR you must:
You will be required to upload proof of your National Insurance (NI) number at the time of making an application. Please ensure you have this before proceeding.
If you are currently in receipt of CTR and are informing us of a change in your circumstances, please see the online change of circumstances page.
You may be issued a penalty of up to £70 if you fail to report a change in your circumstances within one month of the change.
CTR entitlement is calculated based on a comparison of household income and household size. The below table shows the percentage reduction that will be applied to your Council tax account based on your household and weekly income.
If you require further assistance, or would like to discuss your financial situation you can get independent advice from the following organisations:
www.gov.uk - Information on public service in one place including up to date information on Housing Benefit.
Citizens Advice - Citizens Advice provide a wide range of advice.
The Money Advice Service - Offers a range of money information including budgeting and debt management advice.