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You will be expected to explain your reasons fully and give us evidence to support what you tell us.
If you would like further information, then please contact us to discuss.
To qualify for backdating, you must be able to prove you had good cause for the period you are claiming.
If your request has been successful you will be informed by letter.
Send your claim to us and provide the evidence later, but within one month.
It is not possible to backdate a claim any further than these periods.
In order for a request for backdating to be considered there must be what is called 'good cause' and the council must be satisfied with the reasons you have given for not claiming benefit / reduction at the appropriate time.
Benefit / reduction will normally be awarded from the Monday following the week in which we receive your application form.
In certain circumstances, it may be possible to award benefit / reduction from an earlier date. The maximum amount of time that your claim can be backdated is different for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction claims.