Carer - council tax discount

You may be entitled to a council tax reduction if you meet the criteria below.

All of the following conditions must be met:

  • The person must be providing care for someone other than their partner or child under 18; and they must be providing care to a person who is entitled to:
    • higher rate attendance allowance; or
    • the highest rate or middle rate of the care component of a disability living allowance; or
    • the standard or enhanced rate of Personal Independence Allowance (PIP).
  • they must reside in the same premises as the person being cared for; and 
  • they must provide care for an average of at least 35 hours a week.

Proof of the allowance (e.g. notice of entitlement) will be required along with the application form.