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Single Person Discount (SPD) Review

Basildon Council is currently conducting a review of all Council Tax Single Person Discounts that have been awarded to residents who live alone.

Each year local authorities nationwide receive a high volume of applications for Single person's discount. Sadly some of these applications are not genuine. The purpose of this review is to ensure everyone who claims the discount is genuine and to help identify fraudulent claims among Council Tax payers who are attempting to cheat the system.

If you receive Single Person Discount (SPD) review letter

You must respond to the letter by verifying online that you still live alone, and are therefore still entitled to continue receiving the Single Person Discount.  If you fail to provide a response, we will assume that your situation has changed and will remove your discount, effective from the last time we checked your eligibility which will be confirmed in your new bill.

Complete the Single Person Discount (SPD) review online now

Please confirm your current details by clicking on the Single Person's Discount Review link below. To access your form you will need to enter your unique PIN number, Account number and postcode. You can find this PIN number on the letter we have sent to you.

If you have any questions regarding the form or require further information, click on the link below to access the frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

IMPORTANT - This form is only to be completed if you are already claiming Single Person Discount and have received a Single Person Discount (SPD) review letter.