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Latest updates on rollout of wheelie bins for refuse in Lewes district

Council Tax Single Person Discount review

We regularly carry out reviews of all Council Tax payers claiming the 25% single person discount.

This review involves the councils working with credit reference agency Equifax, using data-matching technology to identify where people are claiming discounts they may not be entitled to.

The checks form part of our measures to prevent and detect fraud, and protect the public purse.

Single person discount is an entitlement we are keen to make sure is claimed by taxpayers who are genuinely entitled. However, taxpayers who claim the discount improperly, place an unnecessary burden on other residents.