Council tax discounts
For information on financial assistance during COVID-19 please see our special Financial Guidance page.
Review your single person discount online
Please note you will need to be able to view pop-ups in order to complete the online form.
New Applications - 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.
- Personal discounts
- Exempt buildings (second and empty homes).
- Reductions for disabilities
- Council Tax Reduction Scheme
How to claim
To apply for a discount by complete the application form. If you would like to paper copy of any form to complete please contact the council tax department.
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: 01 - 04 - 2020