Single Person Discount
When you live alone, or are the only person over 18 who has
their sole or main residence at your address, you are entitled to a
25% Single Person Discount.
To claim this discount, please complete our
If you are already claiming a single person discount and another
adult moves in with you, or someone in your household reaches the
age of 18, you will no longer be entitled to a single person's
If this happens, you need to let us know and you can do this by
Single Person Discount reviews
To make sure you're paying the right level of council tax we
regularly review all of the homes which are claiming a single
Reviewing these discounts helps us identify any households
claiming where they shouldn't, targeting those who are committing
fraud, and making sure your council tax is going straight to
providing services for your families and communities.
If you think you might be claiming where you
shouldn't, tell us now and we can help you with a repayment plan
for any back-dated amounts that you might owe.
Reviews are undertaken in partnership with Northgate Public
Services. More information on this can be found by
South Staffordshire Council also participates in the National
Fraud Initiative (NFI) which is data matching exercise run by
the Cabinet Office to identify fraudulent and erroneous
payments from the public purse.
More information on this can be found by
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