Carer Council Tax discounts

If someone lives in your home as a carer to look after a household member you may be eligible for a discount.


If the carer is full-time, they must:

  • be resident in the home where they are providing the care
  • not be the spouse or partner of the cared for person or the parent where the cared for person is under 18
  • provide care for more than 35 hours per week
  • the cared for person must be in receipt of one of the state benefits detailed in the application

How to apply

To apply for this discount, please complete the application for carer discount form (PDF 259KB).

View Council Tax privacy notice (PDF 152KB).