Reduce your council tax bill
Lower your council tax bill
You can lower your council tax bill by claiming any reductions that you're entitled to. You can also claim Council Tax Support.
Council Tax Support
If you're on a low income, you may be able to claim Council Tax Support. This is a reduction of up to 85 per cent of your council tax bill. If you're a pensioner, the reduction is 100 per cent.
Council tax discounts
You can get a discount of at least 25 per cent if you live alone. There are also other council tax discounts that you may be eligible for.
Council tax exemptions
Certain properties are exempt from paying council tax, for example, properties that only students live in.
Discretionary council tax relief
The Royal Borough of Greenwich can offer discretionary council tax relief to individuals in exceptional circumstances.
Second Adult Rebate
If you share your home with someone who isn't your partner and who can't help you pay rent or council tax, you may be able to claim Second Adult Rebate.
Struggling to pay your bill?
We have additional guidance available if you're having problems paying your council tax bill.