Energy Rebate Form

Energy rebate application

Council Tax Energy Rebate

On Thursday 3rd February 2022, the Government announced support for households to help protect them from rising energy costs. This included the announcement of a Council Tax rebate of £150.00

The initial announcement made by the Chancellor on 03 February 2022 is available online –
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/millions-to-receive-350-boost-to-help-with-rising-energy-costs

To qualify for the £150 Council Tax Energy Rebate you must meet the following criteria on the date of 01 April 2022.

* You must be liable to pay Council Tax
* Your property must be in Council Tax band A – D
* The property must be classed as your sole or main residence i.e your home
* The propety must be once that is chargeable for Council Tax, and if not should be in one of the following exemption classes:

  • Class N (Students)
  • Class S (Under 18s)
  • Class U (Severely Mentally Impaired)
  • Class W (Occupied Annex)

Please complete this application to request your Council Tax Energy rebate, if you fall into the above criteria.

The application form includes an option for you to select how to receive the Council Tax Energy Rebate, either –

  • To have the Council Tax Energy Rebate allocated to your Council Tax account,

    or

  • To have the Council Tax Energy Rebate paid to you by BACS. The application will require you to upload a copy of a bank statement in order for your details to be verified.

The Government guidance issued to Councils in relation to the Energy Rebate scheme, outlines that Councils are required to undertake pre-payment checks, which include bank account verification.

The Government, and the Council will not will not tolerate any council tax payer falsifying their records or providing false evidence to gain access to the Council Tax Rebate. A ratepayer who provides false information or makes false representation in order to benefit from the Council Tax Rebate or Discretionary Fund may be guilty of fraud under the Fraud Act 2006.

 

To apply for the Energy Rebate please complete the form