Council Tax

Single Person Discount Review

The Audit Commission reports that over £200m of Single Person Discounts (SPD) may be inappropriately awarded nationally and as such impacting upon the already overstretched budgets of councils all over the country. As such Cheshire East Council, in partnership with CapacityGrid are undertaking a SPD review. We will use a combination of council data, third party data, including credit referencing and specialist validation services. This is to:

  • Confirm the discount for genuine claimants
  • Remove incorrectly claimed discounts

If you have recently received a letter about your entitlement to Single Person Discount, to ensure we have the correct information please complete the online single person discount review form.

Have you received a Council Tax Reminder / Final Notice?

Council Tax Reminders / Final Notices were issued on 16th October 2014. If you have received a Reminder / Final Notice, the full payment requested needs to be received by Cheshire East Council by 4th November 2014 at the latest, to prevent a Summons being issued.

For further information regarding Reminder / Final Notices, please visit the Reminder / Final Notice section of our Recovery Process & FAQs page.

Should you need to speak to a member of staff regarding the Reminder / Final Notice you have received, please note we are experiencing a heavy volume of calls at the moment. Therefore we apologise if you experience a delay in contacting the office.

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Latest News

For latest Council Tax news on tax relief for Foster Carers, new Family Annexe Discount, changes to the recovery of Council Tax, bogus emails, telephone scams, and Council Tax banding appeals or lowering your Council Tax.

What is Council Tax?

Council Tax is a locally set tax that is payable on all domestic properties. It is your contribution to the many services the Council provides such as schools, roads, and rubbish collection, as well as the Police, Fire Service and many other local services. Some properties will be exempt from Council Tax.

For further details view the Who Pays and How Much web page.

Contact us

Contact council tax online

0300 123 5013

Council Tax Team available for telephone enquiries:
Mon 09.00 to 13.00
Tue 13:00 to 17:00
Thur 09:00 to 13:00
Fri 13:00 to 17:00

Revenues Service
Cheshire East Council
PO Box 622
Crewe
CW1 9JH



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