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Unoccupied following the death of the council tax payer

This exemption is for properties that are empty following the death of the council tax payer.

The person must have been the owner or tenant of the property. 

The exemption can last for up to 6 months after the date of probate or letters of administration.

The exemption will not apply if:

  • the deceased person was not the owner or tenant
  • the property is sold
  • someone moves into the property


Apply for this exemption by contacting us:

Contact Council Tax online