Council tax discounts

£150 energy bill rebate for council tax bands A to D

The government is providing a £150 one-off energy bills rebate for households in bands A to D, registered for council tax at 1 April 2022, except where the property is empty or a second home. For information on when and how you will receive the rebate, go to £150 energy bill rebate. To download the government's leaflet, go to your council tax bill explained.

Discounts for empty properties

An empty unfurnished property will receive 100% discount for 1 month after it becomes unoccupied.

After 1 month you have to pay the full council tax charge.

Apply for this discount

You can apply for a vacant property discount using the form below.

Apply for a vacant property discount

Exemptions and premiums

We charge a 50% premium for properties left empty and unfurnished for more than 2 years.

You can get council tax exemption for some unoccupied properties.