LGFA92 claimants guide to Section 13A discretionary relief claims – England
Information on the Section 13A discretionary relief can be difficult to obtain when it comes to your rights in making a claim and disputing Local Authority decisions.
This claimants guide collects together the most important Valuation Tribunal and Local Government Ombudsman decisions and summarises actual case decisions in order to give a range of assistance for the most common issues encountered.
What is Section 13A discretionary relief
Section 13A discretionary relief is an additional assistance which can be claimed in addition to any Council Tax discounts or Council Tax Support that may be due to a person. Although the decision on payment is discretionary the actual award (or refusal of) can be challenged by way of an appeal to a Valuation Tribunal
Who’s it for ?
Since the introduction of Section 13A discretionary relief in 2003 there has been a distinct lack of information available to those may be able to claim the extra help it affords with their Council Tax charge. This guide aims to break that barrier and is ideal both for those who provide assistance with Council Tax queries and for those who need it for their own personal use.
How do I get it ?
Complete the payment form below and a copy of the guide will be emailed to the supplied email address with 48 hours (usually much quicker) – if you need more than 1 copy please email us at [email protected] to discuss.
Advice & Assistance from LGFA92
This article is solely the view of LGFA92, the Council Tax agents and experts, based on our interpretation of legislation. Your local authority is free to dispute this view. A binding decision may require the intervention of a valuation tribunal.
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