Council Tax discount for a relative or unpaid carer

If you are resident in the property and provide care for a person with a disability and they are in receipt of certain allowances or disability pensions you may be entitled to a discount on your Council Tax.

You will need your Council Tax reference number to complete the form below. If you do not know your reference number you can apply for it to be sent to you.

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Liable person


I confirm that the above named person should be disregarded due to providing care to a person, on the basis of:-

1. Providing care to a person who is in receipt of:-

An attendance allowance under section 65 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(2),*

The highest or middle rate of the care component of disability living allowance under section 72(4)(a) of that Act*

An increase in constant attendance allowance under the proviso to article 14 of the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983(3), or under article 14(1)(b) of the Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983(4)

An increase in the rate of Disablement Pension under section 104 of that Act

The standard or enhanced rate of the Daily Living Component of personal independence payment under section 78(3) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012

Or any of the following:-

2. Resident in the same dwelling as the person that they are providing care for

3. Providing care for at least an average of 35 hours a week.

4. The person that they are providing care is over 18 years old and is not the spouse or partner of the carer, or they are providing care to a child under the age of 18 years and they are not the parent of this child.


Are you the liable person for this property?

WARNING - It is a criminal offence to give false information when making an application related to Council Tax or Business Rates.
I confirm that all the details above are correct and I will notify the council immediately of any changes

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The information you supply to us as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published privacy policy. From time to time this information may be shared with other council departments and/or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible.

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