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karen1812
karen1812 Community member Posts: 60 Connected
Hi all wonder if someone could help me out please. Brian today got his award letter enhanched for both living and mobility the letter says ongoing award from March this year and will next be looked at July 2031 to see if anything changes or we report any changes does that mean he has the award for 10 years? Also there is a bit in the letter that says about free car tax from March this year can someone also explain what that means 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi Karen 

    Yesterday gas 10 year award bur if you report a change that will trigger new assessment process and new decision so I would just leave it be as he can't get any higher award 

    If his condition improves that is your decision if you tell them but ethically you should 

    You are entitled to free car tax you can claim back if you have renewed or wait till next time it us due 

    Take the certificate you have been sent I think you have to do it at a tax centre though 

    He may also get blue badge see your local council website for details 
  • karen1812
    karen1812 Community member Posts: 60 Connected
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    Hi janer1967 we already have blue badge I am going to leave it as the award was lot more than I thought going to claim car tax money back but we are going to get a car on mobility as my car isn't big enough for his wheelchair and shopping lol also had got half price tv licence xx
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    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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