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Discretionary Section 13A relief

Discretionary Section 13A relief

Section 13A allows us to reduce the Council Tax amount if you have financial hardship due to unforeseen or exceptional circumstances.

There are no pre-set criteria for this discount, each application will be looked at on a case by case basis.

We’ll take into account: 

  • The level of discount being requested –  is this for the full year’s Council Tax or part of it
  • The reason for the request – why is the discount wanted
  • Period of time the discount is wanted for
  • Steps that have been taken to meet or mitigate the Council Tax liability

Apply for a discretionary discount 

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