Disregarded Person Discount

Complete this form to apply for a discount for a disregarded person.

What is a disregarded person?

Some people are not counted (disregarded) when working out how much council tax you should pay. These are:

  • people under the age of 18
  • 18 or 19 year olds who are at, or who have just left, school
  • full-time students, student nurses, youth training trainees and apprentices
  • non-British spouses, partners or dependents of a student
  • people whose main home is a hospital, care home, hospice, hostel or night shelter
  • severely mentally impaired people
  • care workers living with the person receiving care
  • people caring for someone with a disability who is not a spouse, partner or child under 18
  • members of visiting armed forces and some international institutions
  • members of religious communities that have a limited income
  • people detained in prison or under the Mental Health Acts (except those in prison for non-payment of council tax or a fine)