If you have made an application for Council Tax reduction, by law you must tell us of any changes as soon as possible. This includes any changes to your household make up. If you do not report a change of your circumstances, you could receive the wrong amount of Council Tax reduction. If you receive too much you must pay this back and further action may be taken against you.
How to tell us about any changes.
For changes that affect your Council Tax Reduction, complete our online form, using the blue button below -
For changes that affect your Council Tax Exemption, Discount or Disregard complete our online form, using the blue button below -
To notify us of a death of a Council Taxpayer please complete our online form, using the blue button below -
Or you can send a letter, with as much information as possible, about the change to our freepost address -
Hull City Council
PO Box 15
Starting work - extended payment
If you or your partner are receiving Council Tax reduction and have started work, or have increased your hours and -
- the job will last for five weeks or more
- you have not reached pension age and have been getting income support, income-based job-seekers allowance, severe disablement allowance, incapacity benefit or employment and support allowance (income related) continuously for 26 weeks
- you are currently liable to pay council tax and have been for at least four weeks
You will qualify for four extra weeks of Council Tax reduction at the same rate that you received before you started work or increased your hours. This is known as an extended payment.
If you are not currently receiving Council Tax reduction, please tell us about the change using the Council Tax enquiry form.