Council Tax Reduction Scheme For Those In Need

You could be eligible if you’re on a low income or claim benefits.

Your bill could be reduced by up to 80% if you are of working age or 100% if you meet certain other criteria.

You can apply if you own your home, rent, are unemployed or working.

What you get depends on:

Your circumstances (eg income, number of children, benefits, residency status)
Your household income – this includes savings, pensions and your partner’s income
If your children live with you
If other adults live with you

To find out more and apply visit this link https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/council-tax/reduce-your-bill/

If you feel that you need help / guidance in making a claim please contact our local Citizens Advice Service.

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, http://www.sthelenscab.org.uk/

If it is difficult for you to find time to get along to Citizens Advice Bureau etc to seek help you can email Michael Egan, one of their debt advisors at michael.egan@sthelenscab.org.uk

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