Single Person Discount

Your full Council Tax bill is based on at least two adults living in a property.

If you are the only person over 18 years old who lives in your home, you may be entitled to a discount of 25%.

Once your child reaches the age of 18 years of age you are no longer eligible for Single Person Discount.

If your request is successful your account will be updated, with a revised Demand Notice issued to you.

If your child is in full-time education you may qualify for a Student Disregard, which is a 25% discount.  You will need to contact the Student Services department at your child's place of study, who will issue a Council Tax Student Certificate. Please forward this to us for your discount to be awarded.

If your child is starting an apprenticeship there is a 25% disregard, proving the qualifying criteria are met, please refer to the 'Other discounts' page.

Anyone who is on holiday/travelling or working away from home is regarded as a temporary absence. This means the remaining person in the property is not eligible for the single person discount.

Last updated 29 October 2019
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