Council Tax Support Application

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are able to offer some extra assistance to those who most need it.

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Apply for Council Tax Support if you have made or are currently making a claim for Universal Credit and need help to pay your Council Tax bill


  • Name
  • When did you claim Universal Credit?
  • Are you or is someone in your household in receipt of either, Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments. If yes, please name the person.
  • Privacy Notice
    We use the personal information you give us to process your Council Tax or Business Rate account, claim for Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support, along with recovering any unpaid debts to the Council. We have a legal requirement to obtain this information and a legal requirement to share it with certain Government bodies for fraud avoidance, statistical analysis or financial management. We use computer databases to process claims and store most of your information. They are held securely in a password-protected environment. Only authorised officers have access to the databases. View the full Privacy Statement.

  • Please confirm that you pay Council Tax and want to apply for Council Tax Support
  • Council Tax Support will normally start from the Monday after you submit this form. We can only backdate if you have good cause for not applying from an earlier date. If you believe you have good cause, please enter the date you would like us to consider backdating to and include your reasons in the section below. Please note, we can only backdate for up to one month from the date you make your request.
  • Declaration - I confirm that the information given is correct to the best of my knowledge and undertake to notify the Council of any changes affecting my entitlement to the discount within 21 days. I understand that the Council may make other enquiries to verify the information