Skip to content

New COVID-19 restrictions
From Friday 18 September new restrictions will come into force.
Problems with forms and payments
We are currently experiencing technical issues with some forms and payments on our site. The issues are being investigated and we hope to have it resolved as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

counciltax@gateshead.gov.uk 
0191 433 3600

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

Share this page