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Freedom of Information Request

Council Tax & Disabled Band Reduction

Received: 5 December 2019

Hello,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your Council Tax department:

1. How many households in your local authority area made an unsuccessful claim for a disabled band reduction on their council tax bill during the 2018/19 tax year?

2. How many households in your local authority area made a successful claim for a disabled band reduction on their council tax bill during the 2018/19 tax year?

3. Including any successful claims made during the 2018/19 tax year, how many households in your local authority area were successfully claiming a disabled band reduction on their council tax bill as of 5 April 2019?

5. How many households in your local authority area paid council tax during the 2018/19 tax year?

6. What is/are your policy/policies in relation to backdating a successful claim for a disabled band reduction to a council tax bill?

7. What methods (such as online or by post) do you use to make residents in your local authority area aware of the existence of the disabled band reduction to a council tax bill?

Please provide the information in the form of an email response to sam.mcfaul@which.co.uk.

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

I would be grateful if you could confirm by return email that you have received this request. I look forward to your response within the statutory 20 working days.

Best wishes,

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some not held) - application/pdf - Download

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