If one or more of the occupants of a property is a member of a religious community, a 25% discount may apply because he/she is classed as not counted for Council Tax purposes.
A person is not counted for Council Tax discount purposes if he/she:
- Is a member of a religious community the principal occupation of which consists of prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering, or any combination of these; and,
- Has no income or capital of his/her own (except a pension from previous employment) and is dependant on the community to provide for his/her material needs.
- The owner of a dwelling occupied by a religious community is liable to pay the council tax.
How to apply
Please download and fill in the application form and return to Customer Services.