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If you are on a low income or claim other benefits your Council Tax bill could be reduced through a scheme called Local Council Tax Support (LCTS).
You can apply if you own your home, rent, are unemployed or working.
Your eligibility and how much your bill is reduced by depends on:
If you are entitled to Local Council Tax Support these key features will apply:
You can apply for LCTS and Housing Benefit online. The application is in two parts. The first is a calculator which can give you an idea of what you may be entitled to. The second part allows you to make a claim.
Apply for Local Council Tax Support
Local Council Tax Support Policy
Click here to watch our LCTS video