Council tax exemptions for properties left empty by patients in care
Apply for a council tax exemption for a property left empty by patients in hospitals and care homes if you're receiving a high level of care in a:
- residential care home
- nursing home
Apply for a council tax exemption for a property left empty by persons receiving care if you're receiving care in:
- the home of a friend
- the home of a relative
- another residential address
You'll only be exempt from paying council tax if there is no intention for you to return to your property; no discounts are available during temporary respite care, if you're returning to your property.
Please send your completed form to The Council Tax Revenues Team.
Assistance for carers
Apply for a council tax exemption for a property left empty by persons providing care if your own home is empty because you are providing care at someone else's address.
Apply for a caring for disabled persons council tax discount if you provide care at an address you with a disabled person.
Council Tax appointments
To get council tax advice in person at West Offices, you need to make an appointment.