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Disabled Band Reductions

If there is a disabled person living in the property, you may be able to claim a reduction in the amount of council tax that they pay. If certain conditions are met, the council tax bill could be reduced to that of a property in the next lowest band. For a reduction to be made the disabled person must:

  • Live in the property but does not have to be the person liable to pay the council tax bill
  • Use a wheelchair or a second bathroom or kitchen or an additional room in the property; this room must be essential or of major importance to the well-being of the disabled person because of the nature or extent of his or her disability

If you have adapted your property for a disabled member of your household you may qualify for a reduction.