Council Tax Support

Changes to council tax benefit mean you may be responsible for paying council tax.

Each local authority is responsible for their own rules about how much residents need to contribute to their Council Tax. It’s part of the government’s current welfare changes which have been designed to save money – especially within local authorities. Contact your local authority to find out more about their rules.

Will you be affected?

If you’re aged between 16 and 64 you’re likely to have to pay some Council Tax. If you’re over 65, these changes shouldn’t affect you.

For full details about how these changes might apply to you, you should get in touch with your local council straight away.

Want to know more?

If you’d like more information on the changes to Council Tax, get in touch with our customer service team.

Don’t forget that your local authority will be able to give you full details, and the following websites are also extremely useful.