Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

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Hi, my name is fleurie! I just wanted to ask about council tax for disabled people

fleurie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hello,really lovley to join you all.


  • fleurie
    fleurie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    I just wanted to ask if anyone knew about council tax for disabled people,i have advanced pip for living and getting around and have carers every day,i am over the savings limit, will i have to pay full council tax? Any help appreciated.fleurie.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,060 Disability Gamechanger
    Some local Authorities have a maximum savings limit of £6,000 for council tax reduction but others have a maximum limit of £16,000. All local Authorities have their own rules. If you have over the maximum savings limit you won't be entitled to any council tax reduction.

    If you live alone then you'll be entitled to the 25% single person discount, which is competely different to council tax reduction.
    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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