Council Tax and empty properties

Discounts

Properties that are uninhabitable and require or are undergoing works may qualify for a 25% discount for up to 12 months, you will need to provide proof and information about what work is being carried out.

A property which is unoccupied for any other reason, whether it is furnished or unfurnished, will have no exemption or discount applied.

Council Tax is a property tax that applies to all dwellings and in the absence of a resident the owner is liable for the charge when a property is unoccupied. You can be liable for multiple properties as an owner of a property and all the Council Tax paid on each property contributes to the services provided by us in the area.

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