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Apprentice discount

What is it?

A discount from Council Tax can apply where an apprentice is resident in a property. A Council Tax discount of 25% may be due where an apprentice lives with one other adult or a 50% discount may be due where an apprentice lives on their own.

The apprentice must be:

  • In employment for the purpose of learning trade, business, profession, office employment or vocation
  • Undertaking a programme of training leading to a recognised qualification
  • Earning no more than £224 per week gross

How does it work?

You will need to apply for this exemption/discount as this will not be automatically granted.

Where necessary, we will contact you if we require any additional information on your circumstances.

How do I apply?

To apply for this discount please complete our pdf icon application form [237kb] and return it to the postal address on the form. Please also see our Privacy Statement.

If you require further information on this exemption, please complete our Enquiry form.

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