Council Tax Benefit

Council Tax Benefit Will Be Replaced

From April 2013 your local council will be responsible for developing a new scheme to calculate the level of council tax relief people will receive. The Government has reduced the amount of relief available to councils (this has the effect of reducing the amount of relief available to local people).

As a result the majority of people of working age will be required to pay some Council Tax.

Each Local Authority will develop their own scheme.

Our three local councils (Bolsover, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire) have so far decided:

In addition, Chesterfield Borough Council have:

When further details of our local schemes (in North East Derbyshire, Bolsover and Chesterfield) are available we will add the links here.

For those outside our area, find your Local Authority here

For help, find your local CAB.

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