Council tax discounts and exemptions

Other discounts and disregards

  • School and college leavers:  18 or 19 year olds who leave school or college between 1 May and 31 October in any year.
    School leaver discount form.
  • Person in detention:  People who are being detained are disregarded while in custody or prison unless they are detained for non-payment of council tax.
    Person in detention discount form.
  • Apprentices:  A person is an apprentice if he or she is employed to learn a trade or profession and is undertaking a training programme leading to a qualification.
    Apprentice discount form.
  • Members of religious communities:  Persons who are member of religious communities for the principal occupation of prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering or a combination of these.
    Member of a religious community discount form.
  • Members (and dependants) of visiting forces.
    Visiting forces discount form.
  • Person with diplomatic privilege or immunity
  • Members (and dependants) of international headquarters and defence organisations
  • Residents of hostels for the homeless or night shelters:  Anyone who is resident in accommodation for the homeless
  • Non-British spouses of students:  A person who is a spouse or dependant of a student.
    Non British spouses of students discount form.