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Single Person's Discount Review

Important information: 

We are undertaking a review of residents who are currently receiving Single Person Discount on their council tax. We are simply verifying that residents are receiving the correct discounts to ensure we can keep council tax charges as minimal as possible and our records up to date.

We are being assisted with this review by a third party who specialises in council tax discount reviews. Please be aware that your personal details are not shared with any other sources. The information provided is solely used for council tax purposes and is processed in compliance with the principles of the Data Protection Act.

A dedicated helpline has been set up for any questions or queries during this review process. The helpline number is shown on the letter you have received.

Thank you for your cooperation.


 

Complete your Single Person's Discount Review online

What should you do now?

Please confirm your current details by clicking on the Single Person 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 require further information click on the link below to access the frequently asked questions page.

Single Person's Discount frequently asked questions (FAQs)

More about the Single Person Discount review

The City of Wolverhampton Council is continuing to review discounts which will help identify fraudulent claims among council tax payers who are attempting to cheat the system.

Each year local authorities nationwide receive a high volume of applications for single person discount. Sadly some of these applications are not genuine and just like benefit cheats, these people are claiming reductions in their bills falsely. Legislation exists which allows council tax cheats to be prosecuted and made to pay back the money they owe.

Checks will be made to ensure everyone who claims the discount is genuine. However, occasionally circumstances may not be so easy to explain. To help in these situations we have included the most frequently asked questions that can arise throughout this review period.