Council tax discounts

Working out whether you qualify for a discount

Whether your home counts for a discount depends on how many adults live there and if any of them come under our list of special circumstances.

How to claim

You can apply for a discount online This link will take you to an external website... or by printing off the relevant application form, then complete and send it to the council offices.

If you disagree with the council's decision about a discount, you can contact us explaining what you object to and why. See Appeals.

If your bill indicates that a discount has been allowed, you must inform the council tax department should your circumstances change, that may affect your entitlement to the discount/exemption, within 21 days. Failure to do this is a criminal offence and could lead to prosecution or a financial penalty being imposed.

Last reviewed: 30 - 06 - 2016

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