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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 your income is worked out if you are not classed as a pensioner

How your income for Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is worked out if you are not classed as a pensioner.

How your income is worked out if you are classed as a pensioner

How your income for Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is worked out if you are classed as a pensioner.

Your applicable amount

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

Non-dependant deductions

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