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Council Tax Energy Rebate - Information from Central Government

****IMPORTANT NOTICES PLEASE READ****

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.

 

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.

Please see the link below for the information that we have received regarding the scheme:

 

 

Discretionary funding

The council has been allocated a discretionary fund to provide support to other energy bill payers who are not eligible for the main scheme. This could include households living in property valued in bands E - H that are on income related benefits.

Please see above for details of our discretionary scheme phase 2.

 

Check my council tax banding

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) who set the bands on domestic properties have recently published an article for customers setting out the circumstances in which they will undertake a band review and the evidence customers need to provide.  Please see the links below:

Check your council tax band

Challenging your council tax band

 

 

 

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