You may be eligible for a discount, disregard or exemption on your Council Tax.
You may be entitled to a 25% discount if:
You may be entitled to a 50% discount if:
A person may be disregarded if they are:
If you have adapted your home for a disabled adult or child (PDF) you may be entitled to a reduction. If you are eligible your Council Tax will be reduced by one band.
You need to complete the relevant form and email a photo or scanned image to us. Make sure the subject of your email includes your Council Tax number inside angled brackets, for example <XXXXXXXXX>.
If a member of your household passes away, you need to email email@example.com.
The unoccupied properties that do not have to pay Council Tax are properties:
The occupied properties that do not have to pay Council Tax are properties:
If you think that you may not be liable to pay Council Tax at all, view our information on who has to pay or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure the subject of your email includes your Council Tax number inside angled brackets, for example <XXXXXXXXX>.
A second home is a furnished property that’s not your main home. This includes furnished let properties which are between lets. You will not be entitled to a discount for a second home. The full charge will be payable.
If a property is unoccupied and unfurnished you must inform us. The full charge will be payable on the property unless it is exempt due to one of the reasons above.
Any properties that have been unoccupied and unfurnished for more than two years will be charged one and a half times their normal Council Tax rate. From 1 April 2019, the premium will increase to twice the normal Council Tax rate.