Details of when your council tax reduction will start.
If you will get council tax reduction within the next 13 weeks, you can claim it in advance. The local authority can then treat your claim as being made on the first day you will qualify. This rule does not apply if you live abroad.
Sometimes, your council tax reduction can start before the day you claim it, if you were liable for council tax before this date.
If you get a ‘passporting benefit’ you automatically get your maximum council tax reduction. The passporting benefits are: