Every council decides its own localised Scheme. They get to set how much discount people get in their total Council Tax. This will get reviewed on a yearly basis.
You cannot claim if you have more than £16,000 savings, unless you are getting Guarantee pension credit.
You must make a claim through your local authority. Please check their website on how to claim. There is usually an online application form for you to do this.
Please click on the most relevant website for you:
- West Suffolk, East Suffolk, Breckland and East Cambridgeshire District Council
- Huntingdonshire District Council
- South Norfolk Council
- Mid Suffolk and Babergh
- Braintree District Council
To receive benefit advice from Havebury, and to understand the correct benefit for you, please call 0300 3300 900 options 2,2,3