Single person and other Council Tax discounts

A 25% discount will be granted where:

  • there is only one adult resident in the property who has not already been disregarded for Council Tax
  • there are two (or more) adult residents and all but one qualifies to be disregarded

The categories of person who will be disregarded are:

  • severely mentally impaired people
  • people under 18 years of age
  • people over 18 years of age in respect to whom child benefit is still payable
  • students
  • student nurses
  • apprentices on a low wage
  • youth training trainees
  • prisoners
  • long term hospital patients
  • people in residential care or nursing homes
  • carers or care workers who meet certain criteria
  • members of religious communities who have no income
  • members of international headquarters or defence organisations
  • certain school leavers under 20 years of age

Before starting this form, please read our Revenues and Benefits Privacy Statement for details on how we will use your personal information.

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