Apply for a council tax disabled band reduction

 
  1. Please fill in this form if your home has been adapted to meet the needs of a disabled person living there. We will look over the details you send to us and see if you are able to get a discount on your council tax.

    You can visit our disabled person discount page for more information.

    If you would like help filling in the form, please contact localtax@rushmoor.gov.uk or telephone 01252 398912.

  2. Privacy notice

    • Read about the information you send to us and what we will use it for
      • 1. Identity of the Data Controller and contact details

        Rushmoor Borough Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide. You can contact the Council by phone on 01252 398912, via email to localtax@rushmoor.gov.uk or by writing to us at Council Offices, Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 7JU. You can contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at data.protection@rushmoor.gov.uk.

      • 2. What we need your information for and the legal basis for it

        We need your personal information to administer and change the details of your council tax account. The law allows us to use your personal information in this way as carrying out responsibilities under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 is one of the Council’s public tasks.

      • 3. Use for any other purposes

        If we need to use your information for any other purpose, we will normally inform you before using it, unless we believe you know about the new purpose already or there are legal reasons that prevent us from telling you.

      • 4. Will you pass my information to anyone else?

        We may share your information with other teams within the Council such as Benefits, Planning, Business rates, Housing, Environmental Health and Corporate Investigations in order to provide our services, carry out our public tasks and to keep our records up to date.  If you ask a Councillor for help we may pass information to them and other services to enable them to help you.

        We may also pass information about you to third parties where permitted or required by law to do so.  This may include other local authorities and government departments or agencies carrying out their public tasks, such as the council’s Bailiffs, Magistrates Court, Hampshire County Council, Department of Work and Pensions, HMRC and the Police in carrying out criminal investigations.

      • 5. How we will store and look after your information

        Your data will be held electronically and will not be stored in a country outside the UK. All paper records containing your personal information will be held securely in our filing systems and archives.

      • 6. How long we will retain your information

        We make sure we do not keep your details for any longer than is necessary and when we no longer have a need to keep your details, we will delete or destroy your details securely. For further information on our policy for retaining personal information, see our retention guidelines.

      • 7. Your rights concerning your information

        The General Data Protection Regulation gives you a number of rights concerning your personal information. See the list below. Not all rights apply in every case – it will depend on the legal basis for collecting your information and how we use it.

        • The right to be informed
        • The right of access
        • The right to rectification
        • Rights related to automated decision making, including profiling
        • The right to restrict processing
        • The right to data portability
        • The right to object
        • The right to erasure
        • The right to withdraw consent

        Further details on these rights can be found on our website www.rushmoor.gov.uk/dataprotection

      • 8. Right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office

        If you are not happy with the way the Council is handling your personal information you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. (ICO). You will find details of how to do so on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk or by phoning their helpline on 0303 123 1113.

      • 9. Why we need your information and the consequences of not providing it

        We need your information to carry out our responsibilities under the Local Government Finance Act 1992. If you are asked to provide us with information and fail to do so, or you knowingly provide inaccurate information, then you are committing an offence under this act.

        The penalty for this offence is £70.00. If you continue to fail to provide the information then we may charge you an additional £280.00.

  3. Label
    1. Are you the person with the disability or completing this form on behalf of the person with the disability? *
    2. About the disabled person

      Please provide us with the name of the person with the disability.

    3. About you

    4. About the property

  4. Disabled person
    1. Is there a second bathroom or kitchen required for meeting your needs?*
    2. Do you have a planning application number for the work?*
    3. Apart from the bathroom, kitchen or toilet, is there a room that is mainly used by you or required to meet your needs?*
    4. Do you use a wheelchair inside the property?*
    5. Please confirm the following:

      The information I have given on this form is correct to the best of my knowledge. You will let us know immediately if it changes or if you stop living at the property.

  5. On behalf of disabled person
    1. Is there a second bathroom or kitchen required for meeting the needs of the disabled person?*
    2. Do you have a planning application number for the work?*
    3. Apart from the bathroom, kitchen or toilet, is there a room that is mainly used by or required to meet the needs of the disabled person?*
    4. Is a wheelchair used inside the property?*
    5. Please confirm the following:

      The information I have given on this form is correct to the best of my knowledge. You will let us know immediately if it changes or if the disabled person stops being a resident at the property.

  6. Sign up for news from the council
    1. Sign up for news from the council

      Occasionally, we'd like to send our residents information about the council and our services by email. You can also find out about council consultations.

      In addition, our Council Leader, Councillor David Clifford has his own email newsletter that you can sign up to receive.

    2. Would you like to sign up for this service?
    3. Where do you live?
    4. Are you a Rushmoor business?
    5. Where is your business?
    6. What would you like to sign up to?*
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