When is a discount possible?
Council Tax is normally charged on the assumption that two or more people aged 18 or over live in a property.
If there is only one adult living there, they can apply for a single person’s discount of 25%. However, if anyone aged 18 or over is a member of a religious community and without them there is only one adult living in the property, you may apply for the same 25% discount.
Who can qualify for this discount?
A person can qualify for a discount if:
- their principle occupation is prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering or any combination of these and
- he / she has no income or capital of their own and
- he / she is dependent on the religious community for all their material needs.
How do I apply?
Please print the below form and complete and return it to the address at the top of the form.
What happens if I qualify?
We will send you an adjusted bill showing the appropriate reduction within 10 working days of receipt of your documents.