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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

Single person discount


If you are the only person in your household over 18 years old, we can take 25% off your council tax bill.

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If you're currently struggling to pay your bills, please see our financial support during Coronavirus outbreak information.

 

To qualify for this discount, the move must be permanent. If someone is leaving the property to work away from home or any other temporary basis, please contact us.

If you are claiming single person discount due to a recent bereavement, please contact us.

If you are no longer the only person aged 18 or over in your household, you must let us know through our online form within 21 days. If you do not, you may receive a fine. 

Contact us
Council tax
03000 26 4000
Our address is:
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • PO Box 238
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH8 1FP
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