Council tax reduction: Who is eligible and how to apply | Personal Finance | Finance

If this applies, the person must then work out their total weekly income. This is calculated to include the person’s state pension, other pensions, earnings from employment and self-employment, and most social security benefits, for example, Carer’s Allowance.

People are most likely to be eligible for Pension Credit if their total weekly income is roughly under £200. However, if their income is higher, they might still be eligible.

If a person has a disability, cares for someone, has savings, or they have housing costs, credits are available to provide a boost.

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