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Council Tax Support Consultation

Have your say on proposals for the Council Tax Support scheme for working age residents in Torbay. The consultation is open until 11 October 2019 and there is a public event being held at Paignton Library on the 11 September 2019 for people to find out more about the proposals. Take part in the consultation >>

The current processing time for new applications and changes to benefit claims is an average of 6 weeks.

If you contact us with a general enquiry online we will reply to you within two working days.

Weekly Council Tax Support deduction if aged 18 or over and working at least 16 hours
Gross weekly income Deduction
£447.40 or more £12.20
£360.10 - 447.39 £10.20
£207.70 - 360.09 £8.10
Under £207.70 £4.00
Weekly Council Tax Support deduction if aged 18 or over and not working or working under 16 hours
Circumstances Deduction
25 and over and receiving IS, JSA(IB) or ESA (IR) Nil
25 and over and receiving Universal Credit with no earned income £4.00
Under 25 and receiving IS, JSA(IB), ESA (IR) or Universal Credit with no earned income Nil
In receipt of pension credit Nil
Students or student nurses Nil
Others £4.00