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Stevenage Borough Council is committed to keeping council tax to a minimum level by:

  • Making sure that everyone receives the discounts they are entitled to; and
  • Making sure that discounts are awarded to the appropriate people.
    It is important that your council tax record is kept up to date so that bills are issued accurately with any changes of circumstance being taken into account.

In order to continue to receive the discount you receive are required to confirm that your circumstances have not changed or you need to tell us about any other people that live at your address.

If you know anybody who is claiming this discount fraudulently please tell us as the council will seek to prosecute anyone committing fraud.

What should you do now?

Please confirm your current details using the Single Person's Discount Review link below.

Please note: Capacity Grid are carrying out the review on our behalf.

Failure to respond to a request for information or providing false information will result in the discount being cancelled and a penalty of £70 being imposed in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

Data Protection

In accordance with data protection laws the information you provide as part of your application will be used for the purposes of processing your application.

We may share your information with other council departments and, where necessary our affiliated partners for the purposes of fraud protection and to comply with our statutory obligations.

For further details about how we handle your information see our Data Protection information