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Council tax discounts and exemptions

You may be eligible for a discount on your council tax in special circumstances.

Reductions could be available if:

Certain groups can also be ignored when we're counting the people in your home and calculating your council tax.

Long term empty properties

We double council tax when a property's unoccupied for 12 months or more - this is called the Long Term Empty Property Tariff and is designed to encourage you to deal with empty properties. There are a number of exemptions available so that you aren't unfairly penalised though.

Page last updated: 15/03/17