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Birmingham City Council

Council Tax Benefit

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO COUNCIL TAX BENEFIT


With effect from 1st April 2013 Council Tax Benefit was abolished as part of the Government's Welfare Reform and help with your Council Tax bill has therefore changed.

Council Tax Benefit has been replaced with local schemes of Council Tax Support. Please visit Council Tax Support for more information.


New Claim

If you are not currently getting Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support and you would like to make a claim - you can do so on the new claim page.


Please remember that you must continue to make payments towards your rent and or Council Tax at the agreed times until your application for either Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support has been decided.

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