Council Tax Reductions

Sefton Council



The Council Tax Reduction Scheme is adminstereed by Sefton Council which reduces the amount of Council Tax that a person has to pay where they are on a low income. The scheme applies a means test to determine if any person is entitled to a reduction in their Council Tax bill.


Available In
  • Sefton
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Information on government/council support schemes
Available to these Groups
  • All Groups

Additional Information

There are 2 schemes:-

- The rules regarding entitlement to help with Council Tax for pensioners on a low income are determined by central government. Up to 100% Council Tax discount can be awarded depending on claimant's circumstances.

- Under the local Council Tax Reduction Scheme, all claimants who are of working age are required to pay a minimum of 16% of their Council Tax regardless of their circumstances.

Please ensure that you have the following details available before you start to complete your application form:

  • Details of all your household members and income
  • If you are employed, you will need the full details of your income received along with your employer's name, address and post code
  • If there is additional information you want to tell us about, you can include this in the "other information" option near the end of the application form.

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