ImportantDue to the system processing for the new Council Tax bills for 2021/22 the Council Tax and Benefits Self Service will not be available from 6.30pm on Friday 5 March until 5pm on Thursday 11 March.  

Property left empty by someone who has gone to prison

This exemption applies to the empty dwelling of a person who solely occupied the property and is now in detention. It will not be awarded if that person is in prison for non-payment of a fine. The exemption will be given until the person is released from detention.

Evidence required

A letter stating the detainee's:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Council Tax Reference
  • National Insurance number
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of incarceration

How to apply

To apply for this exemption you need to apply in writing.

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