Person in detention or prison

You may be able to get a discount on your Council Tax bill if a member of your household is in detention or prison. There is no discount for prisoners on remand.

To apply, you should download and print the confirmation form below, complete it and give it to the prison authority to verify. You can then send it to the address on the form.

Amount of discount

We may offer a

  • 25% discount if one adult resident remains in the property
  • 100% exemption if the property has been left unoccupied.

This discount reduces your Council Tax, water and sewerage charges.

We regularly review our Council Tax discount requests. We may ask you to provide more information or evidence.

Download person in detention or prison Council Tax status (PDF 97KB)