Where someone is suffering from a severe mental impairment, lives alone and is liable for council tax we will award a 100% council tax exemption. We will award a 50% council tax disregard if they live with one qualifying carer, or a 25% disregard if they live with one other person over the age of 18.
As we will need to contact the claimant’s doctor to award the exemption, we require a completed application for exemption discount severe mental impairment form. Please post your completed form to Council Tax, City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.
Please print and complete an application form for a discount if you are a carer for someone and comply with the following requirements:
• Disabled person must be in receipt of a benefit listed on the form
• Providing care for at least 35 hours per week
• Not the husband, wife or civil partner of the person, or parent of the person if under 18
Please send the completed form by post to Council Tax, City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.