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Daughter gets low rate mobility DLA, would I be eligible for a discount for road tax?

Pam70Pam70 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hiya, new to all this, I have a 10 year old daughter who is autistic and is on high rate care, low rate mobility, would I be eligible for a discount for road tax? 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2020
    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others.

    Unfortunately, DLA low rate mobility doesn't qualify for any reduced road tax. The 50% road tax reduction applies to standard rate PIP mobility and she's too young to claim PIP.

    For the free road tax then she would need to be claiming high rate mobility DLA.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,066 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Pam70 - Welcome to the community from me too. I see Poppy has answered your query, but please do say if you have any other questions, or if we can offer any further support to you & your daughter.
  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Pam70 and welcome also to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  As @chiarieds has already said, please let us know if we can be of any further help/support to you.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Pam70

    Good Morning & Welcome it’s great to meet you today😃

    I’m also a Community Champion & we are all here for you😃

    Please please let me know if you encounter any problems😃

    @steve51
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