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Reductions (Discounts and Exemptions)

Single Person Discount

Discounts for residents who are the sole adult in a property.

A Resident has Died

What to do when someone dies.

Disabled Residents

Reductions available for disabled residents.


Full time students can claim a reduction on their Council Tax. You can find more information about this here.

Empty Homes

Discounts for empty homes, or those undergoing major structural repair.

Carers and Care Workers

If you are caring for someone in your household (not your partner or a child under 18) you may be entitled to a discount on your council tax.


Discounts for apprentices and youth trainees.

Severely Mentally Impaired

Discounts for persons with enduring mental health problems.

Class B Exemption

Empty properties which are owned by a charity are exempt from paying Council Tax for up to six months.

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