Deductions from wages or benefits
We can order your employer to deduct a regular amount from your wages toward your unpaid Council Tax.
This first table shows the amount to be deducted from weekly earnings.
|Net weekly earnings||Deduction rate|
no deduction can be made
|£75 to £135||3%|
|£135 to £185||5%|
|£185 to £225||7%|
|£225 to £355||12%|
|£355 to £505||17%|
17% for the first £505 and 50% for the remainder
The second table shows the amount to be deducted from monthly earnings.
|Net monthly earnings||Deduction rate|
|below £300||no deduction can be made|
|£300 to £550||3%|
|£550 to £740||5%|
|£740 to £900||7%|
|£900 to £1,420||12%|
|£1,420 to £2,020||17%|
|above £2.020||17% for the first £2,020 and 50% for the remainder|
Deduction from benefits
We may be able to apply for deductions if you are receiving Jobseekers' Allowance, Income Support, income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit or Universal Credit.
Guidance for employers
If you are an employer please see our employers' guidance.