Single person discount review

If you have received a review letter please confirm your current details using the single person's discount review link above.

To access your form you will need to enter your unique PIN number. You can find this PIN number on the letter we have sent to you.  If you have any questions regarding the form or need further information about the review, please refer to the frequently asked questions.

Reasons for the review

Each year local authorities nationwide receive a high volume of applications for single person's discount. Some of these applications are not genuine and like benefit fraud these people are falsely claiming reductions in their bills. Legislation exists which allows council tax fraud to be prosecuted in the same way that benefit fraud is - through the court system and fraudsters are made to pay back the money they owe.

Elmbridge Borough Council is continuing to review discounts which will help identify fraudulent claims among council tax payers who are attempting to cheat the system. Checks will be made to ensure everyone who claims the discount is genuine.

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