Member of a religious community

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

Members of religious communities whose principal occupation is prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering or any combination of these are not counted as being resident in a property for the purpose of calculating the amount of council tax payable.

To qualify:

  • You must have no income or capital (except for any pensions from previous employment), and
  • Must be totally dependant upon the community concerned for your material needs.