The Revenues and Benefits department at Newcastle City Council is responsible for;

  • Council Tax (billing, collection, recovery and enforcement)
  • Council Tax Reduction (assessment and awards)
  • Housing Benefits (assessment, awards and overpayments)
  • Discretionary Housing Payments (assessment and awards)
  • Crisis Support (assessment and awards)
  • Business Rates (billing, collection, recovery and enforcement)
  • Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) (billing, collection, recovery and enforcement)

The Department for Work and Pensions is responsible for the assessment and award of Universal Credit and for more information go to

Below you can view statistical information from the Revenues and Benefit department. However if you cannot find the information you need, please email us at, or phone us on 0191 278 7878.

Page last updated: 
4 April 2019
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