Council Tax Support scheme

How the Council Tax Support scheme from 01 April 2024 works 

The Council has changed the way the Council Tax Support scheme works. 

Our Council Tax Support scheme for working age people now uses a simple system of income bands to assess your award. The scheme for pensioners remains unchanged. 

The income band system gives you a percentage reduction on your Council Tax bill based on your household income. Extra allowances are allowed for households with children. 

The income band table: 


Graphic showing the income band table

Changes to income within an income band will not result in a change in the Council Tax Support award. 

We will not issue notification letters on your claim if you report a change in circumstances that does not result in a change to your Council Tax Support award.

More information on the scheme can be found at: 

Council Tax Support scheme 2024/25 (PDF, 712.98 KB)

Previous year's scheme information

Council Tax Support Scheme 2023/24 (PDF, 1.78 MB)