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Single person discount


Your Council Tax bill is based on at least two adults living in a property.

If you're the only person over 18 in your home, you may be entitled to claim a 25% reduction in your Council Tax bill.

To apply for the discount you must have already registered with us to pay Council Tax in Gateshead.

You will need your Council Tax number.

Apply for single person discount

After you've applied you must still pay the amount on your Council Tax bill until you hear from us. 

Contact us

Council Tax
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 3600

Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 5pm
Friday 8.45am - 4.30pm