Claim Council Tax Reduction

Council Tax Reduction is a means-tested benefit. You can apply for Council Tax Reduction if you fall into any of the following criteria:

  • You own your home (either outright or you have a mortgage
  • You rent your home
  • You are the person whose name is on the council tax bill. If you are jointly responsible for the council tax we may be able to help with your share of the bill
  • You are on a low income
  • You are 18 years of age

Make sure you read more about the Council Tax Reduction Scheme before applying

How to apply

To apply for Council Tax reduction, you need to complete the Benefits application form, and return your form along with the original supporting documentation. For second adult rebate, please complete this form.

As part of your application we'll need to see original documents, not photocopies. If your original documents are posted to us or left at our offices, they will be posted back to you. If you post or leave original documents to us you do this at your own risk. 

When returning please send to: Benefits Section, Gravesham Borough Council, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent DA12 1AU.