Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council continues to review discounts. This will help in identifying fraudulent claims by Council Tax payers.
The council receives a high volume of applications for Single person's discount. Some of these applications are not genuine. These people are claiming reductions in their bills under false pretences. Legislation exists which allows Council Tax cheats to be prosecuted.
Checks are made to ensure everyone who claims the discount is genuine. There are occasions when circumstances may not be so easy to explain. To help in these situations we have included the most frequently asked questions.
What should you do now?
If you have been sent a letter asking you to confirm that you are still entitled to the Single Person Discount, please confirm your current details by clicking on 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 require further information click on the link below to access the frequently asked questions page.