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Carers element uc effect council tax reduction?

sarseg1 Community member Posts: 28 Listener
my partner after a 18month wait just awarded pip,we get help with Council tax reduction and have just had carers element added to uc.Wil this effect our CTR?will we need to pay more thanks?


  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,011 Disability Gamechanger
    It will depend on the rules set by your local authority. Each authority can set their own rules so it isn’t possible to give a definitive reply. 
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • sarseg1
    sarseg1 Community member Posts: 28 Listener
    okay thanks for getting back to me 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Campaigns Posts: 12,465 Disability Gamechanger
    Do you feel confident in checking this with your local council @sarseg1
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  • sarseg1
    sarseg1 Community member Posts: 28 Listener
    Hi,Tori yes just worried in one hand,out with the other....its so confusing sometimes 😕 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,979 Disability Gamechanger
    I can hear how this is worrying and confusing @sarseg1. Is there anything, in particular, that might help this to feel more manageable for you?

    Please don't hesitate to let us know if there's anything we can do to support you. We are all here for you and listening to you  :)
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