Council Tax discount for Care leavers

Money off council tax for care leavers from 1 April 2019.

If you are a care leaver aged under 25 who is paying council tax or living with someone who pays council tax, we may be able to reduce the amount of council tax you pay.

Who can apply?

To qualify for a reduction you must be:
•a care leaver under 25 years old
•live in Newcastle upon Tyne
•named on the council tax bill

The reduction can only be paid up to your 25th birthday .

What will I pay?

If you are the only person paying the council tax bill, you will not have to pay any council tax.

If you live with someone else, the council tax bill will be reduced to 75%.

How do I apply?

 Online care leavers reduction form

 

If you qualify for a reduction it will be automatically paid to the relevant council tax account.

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