Students and apprentices

Certain people will not be counted when looking at the number of adults living in a property.

Council Tax discounts are available for:

  • full time students - complete the Icon for pdf student application form [62.83KB] and provide a student status certificate.
  • school leavers - 18 and 19 year olds who are at, or have just left, school. Contact us on 01775 761161 to discuss.
  • child benefit - people over 18 still receiving child benefit. Please provide award letter.
  • apprentices - complete the Icon for pdf apprentice application form [51.97KB] and provide a copy of apprenticeship agreement and wage slips.

In some cases a Council Tax exemption may be due, such as:

  • Exempt Class K - the property has been left empty by a student.  If you think you may qualify, contact us on 01775 761161.
  • Exempt Class M - student halls of residence. If you think you may qualify, contact us on 01775 761161.
  • Exempt Class N - all occupiers are students, school or college leavers or dependants of students. Please complete the Icon for pdf student application form [62.83KB] and provide a student status certificate.

Students and apprentices FAQs

  • Do I get a discount if my partner is a student?
    Possibly. If there are two adults living in the property then you may receive a 25 percent discount.

 

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