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.
Council tax discounts
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.
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.