Council Tax - discounts for people

Students, apprentices and youth trainees

The initial Council Tax bill for a property assumes there are at least 2 residents aged 18 or over. A full charge for Council Tax, Water and Waste Water is then applied.

Certain people are not included ("disregarded") as occupiers for the purposes of calculating Council Tax and include the following:

  • Students who meet the qualifying conditions 
  • Youth trainees under 25 years of age
  • Apprentices earning less than £256 per week
  • Student nurses

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