Lewisham Council

Lewisham Council

Council tax - Application for a single person discount

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Criteria for granting a single person discount

You are entitled to a 25% single person discount if you live alone or are the only adult over 18 who lives in the property. You are not classed as living alone if you have children over the age of 18 living with you. To apply, complete the form and declaration below.

Property on which you pay council tax


 
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Your details

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I live alone and wish to claim a single person discount.

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If you are applying for single person discount from before the start of this financial year (1 April), please give full details of the reason why you did not apply earlier for this reduction.

Has somebody left the property?
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Help for those on low incomes:

If you are on benefit or low income (or you share your home with people who are) you may be entitled to a reduction in your bill.

Council Tax Reduction details