Your full council tax bill is based on at least two adults living in a property; however there are certain residents who are exempt from this. If there is only one person in the property liable to pay Council Tax the bill will be reduced by 25%. The following adults are not counted in the number of adults living at a property. Click on the following links to download the relevant application form or apply online where applicable.
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- 18-19 year olds in full-time education
- Apprentices & youth trainees
- Care workers and unpaid carers
- Foreign language assistants
- Members of a religious community
- Patients in a hospital, home or hostel
- Persons in detention
- Persons with severe mental impairment
- School/college leaver
- Students & student nurses
A single person discount is awarded where there is only one adult over the age of 18 is resident.
If you think you may qualify contact council tax. If your circumstances change and you are no longer entitled to a discount you must inform us straight away to avoid facing a penalty.
For further information please contact:
The Council Tax Section
By telephone - (01495) 355212
By fax - (01495) 356132
By post - Council Tax Section, Municipal Buildings, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, Gwent NP23 6XB
Email : CTax@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk