£150 Council Tax rebate

Eligible Council Tax payers who have not previously applied have now been credited £150 to their Council Tax account.

Applications for discretionary payments are still open.

Discretionary payments

Discretionary payments of £150 will be made in the following circumstances:

  • Households who are not eligible for the Council Tax Rebate as they occupy properties in council tax bands E to H, and are on income related benefits such as Council Tax Support and the following on or after 1 April 2022:
    • Universal Credit
    • Housing Benefit
    • Income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
    • Income-related Employment Support Allowance
    • Income Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Child Tax Credit
    • Working Tax Credit
  • Households where the energy bill payers are not liable for council tax.
  • Households in bands E to H who receive a single occupancy discount.

Please note: no payment will be made in respect of empty or second homes.

This scheme will close on 30 November 2022.

Apply for a discretionary payment