Some households do not have to pay Council Tax.
Exemptions from Council Tax are divided into two types, empty properties and occupied homes.
|B||Empty property owned by a charity. Time limit for exemption: 6 months|
|D||Property left empty by someone in prison (unless they are in prison for not paying a fine or council tax)|
|E||Property left empty by someone in a care home or hospital|
|F||Property left empty by someone who has died. Time limit for exemption: 6 months from the day you get probate (the legal right to deal with their property).|
Occupation of the property prohibited by law
Property where a minister of religion is going to live
|I||Property left empty by someone who is being looked after elsewhere|
|J||Property left empty by someone who is away caring for another person, such as an elderly relative|
|K||Property left empty by a student who is studying away from home|
|L||Property that has been repossessed|
|Q||Property left empty by someone who has been made bankrupt|
|R||Empty caravan pitch or houseboat mooring|
|T||Annexe - Restricted letting|
|M||Halls of residence occupied by students|
|N||Property occupied only by students|
|O||Homes for members of the armed forces, such as barracks and married quarters|
|P||Property occupied by members of overseas armed forces|
|S||Property occupied only by those under 18 years old|
|U||Property occupied by a severely mentally impaired person|
|V||Property occupied by a diplomat|
|W||Annexe occupied by a relative who is over 65 years old or who is disabled|
To apply for an exemption, please complete our online form.