Discounts, exemptions and reductions for Council Tax

It is really important that you contact us as soon as possible if you're having difficulty paying your bill. 

You may be entitled to pay less Council Tax in certain circumstances. 

You can request to spread your annual bill over 12 installments instead of 10. 

If you don't pay your Council Tax bill and your account is passed to enforcement agents an immediate fee of £75.00 will be added to the outstanding balance of your account. 

View our Debt Recovery Policy

If you are the only adult (18+) in the property you can claim a discount.

If you are on a low income help is available.

Apprentices, full time students, carers and severely mentally impaired adults can be disregarded. Disablement relief may also apply. 

Properties that meet certain criteria may be exempt from paying some or all of the bill. 

This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form within the authority for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies administering public funds solely for these purposes.