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Council Tax penalties

From 3 June 2019, the Council Tax and Benefits team will apply a penalty of £70 for customers who fail to notify us of a change in their circumstances, which could affect entitlement to a reduction.

For further details, see Penalties.


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Universal Credit

Find about Universal Credit and how it will replace existing benefits such as Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

Housing Benefit

You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you're on a low income

Council Tax Reduction

Find out about reductions to Council Tax including exemptions and discounts

Change of circumstances

Let us know if circumstances have changed for you or anyone else living in your household or if you've moved home

Local Welfare Assistance

Find out how we can help you if you're facing financial difficulties

Report benefit fraud

Let us know if you suspect someone is claiming for benefits they're not entitled to