10 March
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Households eligible for the award are those:

  • In receipt of a Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS)
  • Not in receipt of CTRS but living in properties in Council Tax Bands A-D, and
  • Low Income Households Exempt from Council Tax

West Lothian Council is able to confirm that 98.5% of eligible households are liable to pay Council Tax and will receive a £150 credit to their Council Tax account which will be shown in their 2022/23 annual Council Tax bill.

Please note households should receive their annual Council Tax bill for 2022/23 in the next few weeks.

The small number of eligible households that do not have a Council Tax liability (1.5%) will be contacted and receive a direct payment of £150 before the end April 2022.

Information on Council Tax, including Council Tax bands, liability and how you can pay your bill, is available via the West Lothian Council website

For more on the Cost of Living Award, visit: