Discounts and exemptions

Discount for religious communities

A person can be disregarded for Council Tax if they are a member of a religious community where the principal occupation is prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering or any combination of these.

In order to be disregarded the person must have:-

  • no income (with the exception of any occupational pension due to former employment)
  • no capital of their own.

 All such persons must be dependent upon the community for their material needs.

How to apply

You can apply online for this discount. You’ll need to provide financial details such as your pension, capital and income.

Last Modified: 27/07/2022 16:23:32