Council tax energy rebate

Changes in circumstances

The effective date for the council tax rebate is 1 April 2022. Changes made to the council tax band of your home after this date will not be taken into consideration.

The exception to this is newly built homes awaiting a valuation band. In these circumstances if the effective date is 1 April or before, a payment can be made provided all the eligibility criteria is met.

Please note that there are a limited number of reasons that you can challenge your council tax band. The government issued guidance on the circumstances a council tax band can be challenged .

Check your council tax band - you can also check this on your latest council tax bill.