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Exemptions
 
 
Exemptions from Council Tax available

Exemptions

Some dwellings are exempt in the following circumstances (and therefore no Council Tax is payable).

Occupied properties:-

  • CLASS M - Student Halls of Residence
  • CLASS N - Occupied only by full time students
  • CLASS O - MOD property for UK armed service personnel
  • CLASS P - Occupied by someone employed by an overseas armed force
  • CLASS S - Occupied only by persons under age 18
  • CLASS U - Occupied only by severely mentally impaired persons
  • CLASS V - Residence of a person with diplomatic privilege of immunity
  • CLASS W - Occupied annexe (that cannot be let separately from the main dwelling) lived in by relatives who are elderly or who are severely mentally impaired or who are disabled

Unoccupied properties:- (meaning no-one lives there)

  • CLASS D - Empty due to person being in prison
  • CLASS E - Empty due to person having gone to live in a care home
  • CLASS F - Council Tax payer deceased (up to probate being granted then a further six months thereafter)
  • CLASS G - Occupation prohibited by law
  • CLASS H - Dwelling held for a minister of religion
  • CLASS I - Person living elsewhere to receive care
  • CLASS J - Person living elsewhere to provide personal care
  • CLASS K - Dwelling left empty by a student studying elsewhere
  • CLASS L - Mortgagees in possession
  • CLASS Q - Empty dwelling where person responsible for council tax is a bankruptcy trustee
  • CLASS R - Unoccupied caravan pitch or boat mooring
  • CLASS T - Unoccupied annexe (that cannot be let separately from the main dwelling) to an occupied dwelling.

To apply for an exemption, click on exemption application then fill in the details and we will e-mail you a form to sign and return to us, along with any documentation required.