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Health Promotion Service Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Council Tax Support

Location: county wide

Council tax support helps people who have no income or a low income to pay their council tax.

We can’t backdate council tax support, so it’s important to apply as soon as possible.

You can find out more in our council tax support leaflet.  Our council tax support policy explains the background to the scheme.  You can also see our uprated amounts for 2016/17.

How do I apply?

Read this page to see if you’re eligible.  If you are, the fastest way to claim is by ringing our benefits advice line on 0300 1234 121.  We’ll give you an appointment for an advisor to ring you back to complete the claim.

If you have an existing benefit claim number, you can make a new claim using the online benefits system.

If you made your claim by phone or online, we’ll send you a summary of the details we’ll use to work out your benefit.  You need to check the information and tell us if anything is missing or wrong and supply your supporting documents.

To make a claim by post, download a claim form.  You have to print the form before you fill it in.

  

 

 

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