Council Tax Reduction rates for a Single person

Council Tax reduction rates for a single person

An example of how the Council Tax Reduction Scheme could work.

Paulo


Paulo is a single person who lives in a housing association flat in Council Tax Band C. He cares for an elderly relative and receives Carer’s Allowance. He also earns £40 per week from a part-time job. He gets Universal Credit of £179.73 per week. 

Under the banded income scheme, the council will disregard the Housing Element and the Carer Element of Universal Credit:

£179.73 Universal Credit
£67.25 Carer’s Allowance
£40.00 net earnings
- £140.00 Housing Element
- £37.60 Carer Element

£109.38 per week for the purpose of the banded income scheme.

The table below applies. Paulo is in the income band £95 - £121 per week, so he qualifies for 83% reduction under the banded income scheme.

Under the current scheme, he would get a reduction of 82% from the Council Tax.

Council Tax Bands 

To find out your percentage of Council Tax reduction, select your Council Tax Band from the list below.

Band A

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £11483%
£114 - £13366%
£133 - £15349%
£153 - £17232%
£172 - £19115%

Band B

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £11783%
£117 - £14066%
£140 - £16249%
£162 - £18532%
£185 - £20715%

Band C

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £12183%
£121 - £14666%
£146 - £17249%
 £172 - £19732%
£197 - £22315%

Band D

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £12483%
£124 - £15366%
£153 - £18149%
£181 - £21032%
£210 - £23915%

Band E

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £13083%
£130 - £16566%
£165 - £20149%
£201 - £23632%
£236 - £27115%

Band F

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £13783%
£137 - £17866%
£178 - £22049%
£220 - £26132%
£261 - £30315%

Band G

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £14683%
£143 - £19166%
£191 - £23949%
£239 - £28732%
 £287 - £33515%

Band H

Weekly Income% Council Tax Reduction
Up to £95pw100%
£95 - £15383%
£153 - £21066%
£210 - £26849%
£268 - £32532%
£325 - £38315%