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Landlord Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Furnished and Unfurnished lets

Once a property becomes unoccupied, a 100% charge will be levied against the person entitled to possession.

The Premium charges to be applied to properties that have remained empty and unfurnished are:

  • 100% extra (for properties empty for 2-5 years) from 1st April 2019
  • 200% extra (for properties empty for 5-10 years) from 1st April 2020
  • 300% extra (for properties empty for 10+ years) from 1st April 2021

If you require any further information please contact us.

Landlord responsibilities

As a landlord you must:

  • Tell us when your tenants move in and out
  • Tell us if there is a change in who is occupying your property

If your tenants have individual tenancy agreements and do not have full use of the property the Council Tax bill will always be in your name

Tenants responsibilities

As a tenant, if you have full use of the property (for example you rent the entirety of the space, rather than a room in a shard space) you will be responsible for paying the Council Tax charge

As a tenant you must:

  • Tell us when you move in and out
  • Tell us if there is a change in who is occupying the property
Last updated 25 August 2021
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