The council is currently conducting a review of all single person discounts offered to residents who live alone. We aim to provide these residents with the best possible service during the review, by offering clear instructions for completing forms to be returned to the council.
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.
Clackmannanshire Council are required to ensure that all Council Tax discounts are awarded correctly. We are simply verifying your validity to claim single person discount.
Your Council Tax discount will be removed.
We don’t hold any credit information on you, if you want to see your credit file please contact any of the major credit reference agencies:
As long as the completed form is returned within a reasonable amount of time you will not be penalised. If the form is late, you may end up receiving a reminder letter. Please complete the form as before.
Include their name and full residential address, this will then be verified.
Yes, include all the details of your current situation.
You need to write on the envelope that the person no longer lives at the address and return it to the sender.
If your friend keeps their belongings at your house then your address will be classed as their main residence therefore you are no longer eligible.