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How your Council Tax Reduction is worked out

Find out how a local authority works out your entitlement to Council Tax Reduction if you're a pensioner.

If you're of working age, your local authority can decide its own rules about how to work out your entitlement.

How is it worked out

How a local authority works out if you can get Council Tax Reduction (CTR).

How your capital is worked out if you’re a pensioner

How capital is worked out for pensioners when assessing entitlement to Council Tax Reduction (CTR).

How your income is worked out if you're a pensioner

How income is worked out for pensioners when assessing entitlement to Council Tax Reduction (CTR).

How is your applicable amount worked out if you're a pensioner

How the applicable amount of Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is worked out for pensioners covering personal allowances and premiums.

Severe disability premium for pensioners

Conditions a pensioner has to meet to have severe disability premium added to the applicable amount for Council Tax Reduction (CTR).

Non-dependant deductions for pensioners

Who is a non-dependant and when a non-dependant deduction is made for Council Tax Reduction (CTR).