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Did you know that parent carers can pay less Council Tax if their child requires extra space because

This applies to families in the UK with children who use a wheelchair indoors, who need an extra bathroom/kitchen to meet their needs, or who require another room due to a disability — such as for therapy or treatment.


Read more about the Council Tax Disability Reduction Scheme and eligibility criteria here contact.org.uk/council-tax


If you qualify, your bill will be charged at the next lowest Council Tax band (those already on the lowest band get a 17% discount instead). You can ask for this to be backdated, but seek further advice if you're looking for more than 6 years of backdating.


Contact your local council online or by phone to apply. They may ask for extra evidence, such as a letter from your child's doctor or social worker.



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