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Ways to reduce your Council Tax

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Discounts, exemptions and reductions

There are several ways you can get a discount, exemption or reduction depending on the circumstances of you and the other adults in your home.

Spread the cost of your Council Tax
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Spread the cost of your Council Tax bill

You can choose to spread your payments over 12 months instead of 10 if you're not already doing so. Ring us on 0300 303 8870 to set this up

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Claim Council Tax Support

Use the calculator for an instant estimate of how much benefit you may be entitled to, then you can choose to make a claim. Your estimate will be based on the information you've supplied.

Discretionary Council Tax
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Discretionary Council Tax Support

We might be able to give extra help, for a short time, to people who need it most.

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