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Discounts and Exemptions

Discounts and Exemptions

The full Council Tax bill assumes that there are two or more adults living in a property. There are a number of discounts (a percentage off your Council Tax for a period of time) and exemptions (not paying any Council Tax for a period of time) that may apply.

Please view the list of possible discounts and exemptions by clicking on the headers below.

  • Council Tax Support SchemeYou can apply to get money off your Council Tax bill if you are on a low income or claiming benefits. Apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support and use our online Benefits Calculator.
  • Council Tax discountsThis page contains a list of people who may be eligible for a discount on their Council Tax charge.
  • Council Tax exemptionsDetails on the requirements for Council Tax exemptions.
  • Empty and unfurnished property discountFrom April 2017 there is no longer a discount for unoccupied and unfurnished properties. A full charge is payable in these circumstances.
  • Council Tax - Disability reductionPage containing information about how people with certain disabilities may apply for a reduction on their Council Tax bill