You must contact us in writing within one month of receiving your Council Tax Bill.
If you do not agree with the decision that we have made about your claim for Council Tax Reduction you have two options:
You can appeal if
You can find out about our Council Tax Reduction scheme here.
The Council will then look at your claim and tell you the outcome of the reconsideration, outlining the reasons.
What Can We Review
What Can't We Review
|The amount of income and capital used in our calculations||The administration of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme|
|Refusal to backdate your claim|
|The reduced entitlement to Council Tax Reduction (the amount and time period)|
If the decision is not changed in your favor and you still think the decision is wrong, you have the right to appeal to the Valuation Tribunal for England.
This must be within 2 months of the date of the reconsideration. You can contact them on their website at www.valuationtribunal.gov.uk or telephone 0300 123 2035.
You can only appeal against a Council tax reduction decision, not the scheme itself.