Money off your council tax

On this page you can read about council tax discounts you may be able to apply for.

If you think you should get money off your council tax bill, you will need to either:

  • fill in an application form online
  • download, print and fill in an application form and post it to us

If you are having financial difficulties and are struggling to pay your bill, you can read about the help we can give you to make council tax payments.

Landlords may also be able to get their council tax reduced, depending on who lives in their property, or if their property is empty.

Who can pay less council tax

You can ask for money off your council tax bill if you:

If your situation changes

Find out what to do if your situation changes and you think it may affect your council tax bill.

If we reject your application to pay less council tax

If you apply to pay less council tax, but we do not give you a discount, you can speak to the Valuation Tribunal Service.

Call 0300 123 2035 or visit the Valuation Tribunal Service website for details on how to make an appeal.

Contact the council tax team

If you have a question about paying less council tax that is not answered on this page, you can contact us for help.

Why you are being sent to another website to apply for a council tax discount

We are in the process of adding information to the Buckinghamshire Council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need.