Council tax forms

Online council tax forms

The following forms can be completed online:

Download council tax forms

You can download and complete the forms below and return them to the revenues department.

Third party authority form

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If the exemption or discount you would like to apply for is not covered by any of the documents above, please contact the benefits service.

Sole occupant council tax discount (single person)

A single person discount will be awarded if you are the sole adult occupier over the age of 18.

If you have a partner or other person who normally lives with you and they are living away or temporarily absent, you will not be entitled to a discount.

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Council tax discount for carers and care workers

Guidance notes

A person can be disregarded from Council Tax if they are providing care and /or support to one or more people. You must satisfy ONE of the two categories shown below in order to qualify.

Care worker

  • They are providing care or support on behalf of a Local Authority, the Common Council for the City of London, the Crown or a body established for charitable purposes, or,
  • Are employed by the person they are caring for, but were introduced by a relevant body, and,
  • Care or support is provided for at least 24 hours per week, and
  • They receive less than £36.00 per week in payment, and,
  • They live in premises provided either by, or on behalf of the relevant body or the employer for the “better performance of their duties”

Carer

  • They provide care to a person entitled to one of the specified benefits
    1. Attendance Allowance
    2. Disability Living Allowance (Highest or Middle Rate)
    3. An increase in Disablement Pension
    4. An increase in constant Attendance Allowance
    5. The standard or enhanced rate of the daily living component of Personal Independence Payment
  • They live in the same property as the person they are caring for, and,
  • They provide care for at least 35 HOURS a week, and,
  • They are not the spouse or partner of the person being cared for,
  • They are not the parent of the person being cared for where the person requiring care is under 18 years of age

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Apply for council tax discount for students and young people

Guidance notes

Please read these notes carefully before completing section B of the online form.

  1. All applications submitted must have section A, completed in full.
  2. Only one of the other sections (B to D) should apply to the individual (see notes below).

Section B to D

  • B - To be completed in respect of persons who currently attend school or college and for which child benefit is still being claimed.
  • C - To be completed in respect of persons under 20 years of age who no longer are entitled to child benefit but were attending a course of full time further education* on the 30 April of the year in which child benefit ceased.
  • D - To be completed by those undertaking full time higher education** at a College or a University and meeting the requirements to qualify for Student Status. Therefore able to obtain a Student Certificate from the Educational Establishment at which they are placed.

* Full time further education is a period of a least 12 hours tuition/study a week, 13 weeks a years for people aged 18 or 19. For people aged 20 and over, 21 hours a week, 24 weeks a years and includes A levels, BTEC(first and National(, NNEB Foundation Arts, City and Guilds, RSA (Diploma, Advanced and Higher)

 ** Full time further education is a period of at least 21 hours a week, 24 weeks a year and includes Degrees and BTEC (Higher)

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If the exemption or discount you would like to apply for is not covered by any of the documents above, please contact the benefits service.

Third party authority form

Size: 24.68 KB File format: pdf