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Council tax discount for members of religious communities

Only members of religious communities whose main work is prayer, contemplation, the relief of suffering, education or any combination of these areas are disregarded.
The person must depend on the community for their material needs and have no income or savings. This will still apply if you receive income from a pension or pensions from a former job.

Apply

To apply for the discount you will need to:

  1. Download and complete the application form
  2. Scan the completed refund form using either a scanner or taking a picture of it using your mobile phone.
  3. Send the scanned/pictured image to your computer eg by email or text.
  4. Attach the image and answer the questions on the evidence form.

Supporting documents

You will need to provide the following documents:

  • proof of membership
  • proof of income