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Tell us you're moving home

Tell us someone has moved in or out of your home

Changes to joint tenancies

If you have a joint tenancy and someone has moved in or out, please send the new tenancy agreement using the evidence form.

Someone has moved in

If someone has moved in please check the rules on who is responsible for paying the council tax to see if they need to be registered.

If they should be responsible to pay the Council Tax they need to  report that they have moved in.

If they are not responsible for paying the bill, but you are currently receiving a Council Tax discount or exemption, let us know about the move by completing the general enquiry form.

If you are not receiving any discount, and the occupant should not be responsible for paying the Council Tax, you do not need to inform us about the move.

You do not need to inform us of guests who are staying with you temporarily.

Someone has moved out

If someone has moved out and you are the only adult in the property, you may be able to apply for single persons discount.

If they were responsible to pay the Council Tax, they should report they have moved out.

If they were not responsible to pay the Council Tax and you are not currently receiving a Council Tax discount or exemption, you do not need to inform the council tax department.

If you now live alone, you can apply for a discount if the person who moved out is: