If you are a working age customer, we cannot backdate your claim. We also have a discretionary payment scheme for backdated awards of Council Tax Reduction.
These will only be granted in extreme circumstances.
Together, these factors may indicate that the beneficial interest in the relevant assets has passed from a legal point of view.
We will look at your reason for wanting your claim to be backdated and we will write to you with our decision.
Secondly, the transfer may trigger liabilities, such as where the relevant group companies participated in a defined benefit pension scheme.
Even though the transaction may have already happened in substance, it’s important to find out what the other legal consequences may be, so that steps can be taken to mitigate the risks.
In some circumstances we understand it may not be possible to apply immediately so we may be able to backdate your application.
Some examples of these circumstances are: When your application has been processed we will write to you to let you know our decision.