Glasgow City Council

Other Exemptions and Discounts

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If you would like to know more about any of the below exemptions or discounts below please phone us on 0141 287 5050.

  • A person who is detained in prison.
  • A person aged 18 years and over for whom another person is entitled to receive child benefit.
  • A person under the age of 20 who leaves school/college after the 1st May and becomes a full time student before 31st October of the same year.
  • An apprentice.
  • A member of a religious community.
  • A person or a dependant of that person who is a member of a headquarters or other organisation.
  • A Youth Training Trainee.
  • Occupation is prohibited by law.
  • Last occupied by a charitable body.
  • Held by, or on behalf of, a religious body for occupation by a minister of religion as a residence to perform the duties of that office.
  • Subject to repossession by a Bank, Building Society, Etc.
  • Where Council Tax liability is due by a Permanent Trustee, appointed in terms of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985.
  • A trial flat held by a Registered Housing Association for occupation by disabled persons, or persons of pensionable age.
  • Forms part of, or is included with, another house (being the sole or main residence of the same person), which is difficult to let separately from that other house.
  • Owned by Communities Scotland, a local authority or a registered social landlord and is to be demolished.
  • A hall of residence, owned & managed by a charity or an educational institution, who retain the right to nominate who the majority of the occupiers are.
  • Council Tax liability is due by a member of a visiting force, or a dependant of such a person, within the meaning of the Visiting Forces Act 1952.
  • Owned by the Secretary of State for Defence and used for armed forces accommodation.
  • Prison dwellings.
  • Domestic garages & or domestic stores.
  • Situated on land used for agricultural or pastoral purposes only.

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