An exemption or discount in Council Tax where occupier(s) of a property will be or have been staying in a hospital, care home, hostel or nursing home for some considerable time.
You need to apply for a discount or exemption. It will not automatically be granted.
When you apply for a discount or exemption, we need the person responsible for paying Council Tax, their representative or agent to complete the first part of the form.
We need the following evidence:
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We can periodically review all exemptions and discounts to check that the award is still correct.
You can apply for this discount or exemption by completing our application form [395kb] and returning it to the address shown on the form along with your supporting documents. Please also see our Privacy Statement. If you require further information on this reduction, please complete our Enquiry form.