Council Tax discounts

Disability and Council Tax

If you or a person who lives with you has a disability, you could get support with your Council Tax.

Eligibility

If your property meets the following requirements, you could be entitled to a Council Tax reduction:

  • there is a room, other than a bathroom or kitchen, mainly used to meet the needs of a disabled person
  • there is a second bathroom or kitchen, which is required to meet the needs of a disabled person

or 

  • a disabled person needs to use a wheelchair inside the property

The person with the disability does not have to be the Council Tax payer.

If you're eligible, your Council Tax could be reduced to the band below the one you currently pay.

Council Tax may also be reduced for people with a permanent and substantial disability.

How to apply for disabled person reduction

If you feel you're eligible for a discount, you should contact us as soon as possible

Phone 01923 226400

Email enquiries@watford.gov.uk

Council Tax reduction

If you get the following support, you may be entitled Council Tax reduction

  • Income Support
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • PIP
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