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Support to help you pay


Get help and support if you're struggling to pay your council tax.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Apply for our Council Tax Reduction Scheme if you're on a low income.

Debt advice and financial help

If you're having trouble managing your money, get free and impartial Debt advice and financial help.

Financial hardship relief

Apply for council tax hardship relief to temporarily reduce your council tax bill if you're struggling to pay.