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Second adult rebate
If you are over the qualifying age for state pension credits and your income is too high for Council Tax Support, you still may be able to receive up to 25% off your personal bill if someone sharing your home is on a low income. To qualify people sharing your home must not be:
- Your partner (married or unmarried).
- Under 18.
- Paying rent.
- Liable for the Council Tax.
- A joint owner or joint tenant.
- Already disregarded for a discount on your Council Tax bill.
You cannot receive both Council Tax support and Second Adult Rebate. However, we will work out both of them and award the one that will reduce your bill the most.
Who should claim second adult rebate?
The person who receives the Council Tax bill, not the second adult.
Appendix Second Adult Rebates
|Second adult in receipt of income support, Income based Job Seeker's Allowance or Pension Credit living with a full time student householder||100%|
|Second adult in receipt of income support, Income based Job Seeker's Allowance or Pension Credit||25%|
|Gross income of second adult less than £183||15%|
|Gross income of second adult £183 to £238.99||7.5%|
|Gross income of second adult greater than £239||0%|