Explains the rules about students and council tax. Covers proving you are exempt, sharing accommodation with people who aren't students, time off between courses and problems affecting postgraduate students.
Information on council tax including valuation bands, discounts and reductions, how to pay, arrears and the appeals system.
Check how to apply to your local council and how you can challenge decisions.
What happens when you miss a council tax payment, and how to negotiate with your council to pay what you owe in smaller amounts
Check if you can get a discount on your council tax bill or a reduction if you’re on a low income.
You might be able to get help with your living costs when you separate from your partner. Find out if you have a right to benefits or can get more.
Overview and content list for council tax.
Find out if you can pay less council tax when you're the only person in your household responsible for the bill.
Reporting a change in your circumstances, for example if you're away from home. Find out what happens if you don't report a change.
Find out if you can get working or child tax credits and how to claim. If you have a tax credits overpayment find out how to challenge the decision.
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