Online free fucking chats - Reasons for backdating council tax
However, unlike pension age claims, you must show that you had good reason (also referred to as “good cause”) for not claiming earlier.
If you do need us to backdate your reduction, the rules about when we can backdate are different for different groups of people.
It depends on whether or not you have reached the 'qualifying age for State Pension Credit.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction are normally awarded from the Monday after you submit your claim.
If there has been a reason which stopped or delayed you applying for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction you can ask for your claim to be 'backdated' so that it starts from an earlier date.
It does not have to be the same reason throughout the period.