Council Tax exemptions
Find out if your property is exempt from Council Tax and how to apply for an exemption.
Property may be exempt from Council Tax if it is empty, or depending on the circumstances of the people living in the property.
If the property is empty, it may be exempt from Council Tax. For example:
Property may be exempt from Council Tax depending on the circumstances of the people living in the property. For example:
|Class||Description of exemption and online application|
|Class M||Properties that are halls of residence|
|Class N||Properties that are lived in only by students, or certain partners and dependants, or school leavers|
|Class P||Visiting forces accommodation|
|Class O||Armed forces accommodation|
|Class S||Properties that are occupied only by persons under that age of 18|
|Class U||Property occupied only by severely mentally impaired people|
|Class V||Property occupied by a person with diplomatic privilege or immunity|
|Class W||Granny annexe - occupied only by relatives 65 years and over. You may be entitled to a 50% discount for an annexe that is occupied by a relative below 65 years of age, or unoccupied but used as part of the main residence.|
Apply for exemption
Use the relevant link to apply online for an exemption.
Change of circumstances
Your entitlement may be affected if there is a change in circumstances. Let us know if you change your details so we can update your account.