Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Am I eligible for council tax reduction?

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Ilove2crochet
Ilove2crochet Community member Posts: 20 Connected
I get PIP enhanced daily and standard mobility. I receive it for severe hearing impairment. I read on my council website that you can apply for council tax reduction on the basis of being disabled but, both my husband and I work F/T so we are not on a low income. It also states if you are in a wheelchair, got a spare bedroom etc.
Can you only get CTR if you are on a low income along with being on other benefits? I know I could ring up and ask them, but just wondering if anyone here has or is in the same situation. Thank you.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,156 Disability Gamechanger
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    It maybe possible to get a disabled band reduction. Some information here. https://www.gov.uk/council-tax/discounts-for-disabled-people
    You will need to check your Local Authorities website for more information and apply through them.
    Anyone can apply for CTR but with both of you working F/T you may not be eligible. Claiming PIP doesn't automatically entitle you to CTR.


    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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