Are you eligible for a £150 Council Tax rebate?
The Government has announced that most households in Bands A – D are eligible for a £150 rebate on their Council Tax.
First payments will be made to residents with Direct Debits set up.
This relief is applicable to the 2021/ 2022 financial year and was introduced by the government to support those businesses affected by the pandemic but were ineligible apply for existing Business Rates support (e.g. expanded retail relief).
The award of this relief is at the discretion of Waltham Forest Council. Any applications for this relief will be considered in line with our policy for the COVID -19 Additional Relief Fund. However, the government issued guidance confirms that the following circumstances cannot be considered for award under this scheme regardless of the policy adopted:
The funding for this scheme has been limited by government allocation.
Please review our CARF policy (PDF) prior to completion of the application form as it outlines eligibility criteria as well as those who do not qualify under this scheme.
IMPORTANT: Please note, an application will need to be made for each qualifying hereditament you occupy.
If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can apply through our grant’s approval portal (below). Only applications via this portal will be considered.
The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on Monday 15 August 2022.
Before completing the form, you must have the following information to hand:
When you log into the portal, please enter quick code, 652A2C, which will take you straight to the relief form.
We aim to consider applications for this relief within 21 days of receipt.
If your application is considered and it is confirmed that you qualify for this relief, then a revised bill will be issued confirming the reduction.
If your application is refused, the officer processing your application will respond via email to advise the reasons. This email will include information in relation to our review and reconsideration process.
London Borough of Waltham Forest
PO Box 857