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Members of a religious community

If everyone in your household is a full-time member of a religious community and the property you live in is part of that community you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 50%

CALL TO ACTION Download and print our member of religious community form

Occupied and owned by registered sociallLandlord - for elderly or disabled tenants on trial periods

If the property is owned by a registered social landlord (for example, a housing association) but occupied by elderly or disabled tenants on a trial basis, you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 100%.

Please contact us using the contact details shown to apply under this category.

Unoccupied and last used for agricultural purposes

If the property is unoccupied but is situated on agricultural land and was last used in connection with that land you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 100%.

CALL TO ACTION Apply for agricultural exemption

Unoccupied and held for a minister of religion

If the property, such as a manse, is unoccupied and held by or on behalf of a religious body to be available for occupation by a minister of religion you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 100%.

Please contact us using the contact details shown to apply under this category. 

Unoccupied and owned by a charity

If the property is unoccupied but was last occupied by a charitable body to further their charitable objectives you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 100%.

CALL TO ACTION unoccupied and owned by a charity or religious body

Unoccupied and held by a trustee in bankruptcy

If the property is unoccupied and title of the property has been transferred to a trustee in bankruptcy you may be able to reduce your council tax bill by 100%.

CALL TO ACTION  Exemption for a repossessed/bankrupt person

Unoccupied and living in job-related accommodation

If the property in unoccupied because your job requires you to live in property provided by your employer in order to do your job properly you may be able to reduce your council tax charge by 50%. This will not reduce your water and waste water charges.

CALL TO ACTION  Discount for tied properties

Unoccupied and living in Armed Forces accommodation

If your property is unoccupied because you are a member of the armed forces and have had to leave in order to fulfil your duties you may be able to reduce your council tax charge by 50%. This will not reduce your water and waste water charges. 

Please contact us using the contact details shown to apply under this category. 

Unoccupied purpose built holiday home

If the property is unoccupied because it is a purpose-built holiday home, such as a holiday chalet, you may be able to reduce your council tax charge by 50%. This will not reduce your water and waste water charges.

CALL TO ACTION Discount for a purpose built holiday home