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HELP FOR HOUSEHOLDS
Information from central government regarding help with the increasing cost of living.
ENERGY REBATE INFORMATION
From 1 April 2022, a single £150 council tax rebate was available to most households living in properties in council tax bands A to D.
If the application for the rebate was not made by eligible households before 30 September 2022 then the rebate has been applied to their council tax account. The main scheme has now closed and no further payments can be made.
Phase 2 closed for applications on Monday 31 October 2022.
Phase 3 closed for applications on Friday 26 November 2022.
We are advising householders to be vigilant as we have been made aware that scammers are contacting people by phone and email and requesting bank details in order to access the energy rebate.
Stroud District Council will never call you and request your bank details over the phone.
If you are concerned about any contact you have received regarding the Energy rebate scheme please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01453 766321.
Please see the attached poster from the Public Sector Fraud Authority including contact phone numbers for reporting suspicious contact you may have received Energy Support Scam information
Council tax is a property tax levied on domestic properties, whether owned or rented, and helps to pay for local services in the Stroud District. The charge levied on your property will depend on the band of your property and the parish you live in.
Help for households campaign
To help people with the increasing cost of living central government is offering help for households.
Where to go for advice about debt
Information about organisations who can offer free, confidential and independent advice on dealing with debt problems.
My SDC account
A quick and easy way to access council services at any time. Including council tax, business rates, housing benefit and council tax support. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE MY SDC ACCOUNT PORTAL TO CLAIM THE £150 ENERGY REBATE.
Council Tax Energy Rebate - Information from Central Government
Central government announced on 3 February 2022 various schemes to assist people with the rising cost of living. This includes 80% of households receiving a £150.00 Council Tax rebate from April.
Tell us about your change of address or household circumstances
Let us know if you are moving home, either within the district, out of the district or if you are setting up your first account with us. Have you had a change in circumstances? Please let us know if there has been a change in your household circumstances.
2022/23 Billing information
Financial information for Stroud District Council, Gloucestershire County Council and The Police and Crime Commissioner for the finanacial year 2022/23. You can also find general information such as how to pay your Council Tax, discounts and exemptions, what to do if you are experiencing difficulties and whether or not you may be able to get a reduction in your charge.
Council tax bands and rates
Find out the council tax band for your home and how much council tax you must pay.
Pay your council tax
Find out the different ways you can pay your council tax, or how we may be able to help if you are experiencing difficulties, or if you have received a reminder, cancellation letter or summons.
Check your council tax balance online
Use this page to check your council tax balance.
COVID-19 Council Tax Hardship Fund 2020/21
The Stroud District Council hardship policy is now available to view.
Council tax support
Council tax support is financial assistance available to low income households to help you pay your council tax.
Council tax discounts, exemptions, empty properties and second homes
Depending on your circumstances, it may be possible to get a reduction on your council tax bill. You will also find information on our empty property policy, second home policy and annexe discount.
Receive your bill by email
E-billing provides a faster, more efficient and convenient way to receive and check your bills.
Council tax adult social care precept explained
Information concerning the charge levied on your bill for the adult social care.
Cabinet Office privacy notice for council tax
IMPORTANT NOTICE The fair processing notice gives information on how the Council is allowed to use the information you provide to us.
Boundary changes effective from 1 April 2020
Important information regarding boundary changes.