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Single person discount

If you are the only adult living in your household then you may be entitled to a single person discount of 25% off your annual Council Tax bill. You cannot claim for a second home.

Even if there is more than one person aged 18 living in your household you may still be entitled to a discount as some adults may not count when we calculate the bill. The discount only applies at the property you live in. These include:

  • full time students 
  • student nurses
  • apprentices
  • youth trainees


If you are claiming single person discount and your circumstances change in a way that affects your entitlement, you must report the change.

If you have received a letter asking you to review your discount, you can find further information in our discount review section.



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