In the case of a person who is resident within the premises and is severely mentally impaired a discount disregard can be given please also note the connection with Class U exemption.

The person has a severe impairment of intelligence and social functioning (however caused) which appears to be permanent and the person obtains a certificate duly signed to the effect by a registered medical practitioner and the person is in receipt of any of the following qualifying benefits:

  1. incapacity benefit under s.30A of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (SSCB) Act 1992
  2. attendance allowance under s.64 SSCB Act
  3. severe disablement allowance under s.68 SSCB Act
  4. the care component of a disability living allowance payable either at the highest rate or at the middle rate under s.71 and s.72 SSCB Act
  5. an increase in the rate of disablement pension under s.104 SSCB Act
  6. a disability working allowance under s.129 SSCB Act for which the qualifying benefit is:
    • one falling within s.129(2)(a)(I) or (ii), or
    • income support, and the applicable amount formerly payable included a disability premium
  7. an unemployability supplement under Part I of Sch. 7, SSCB Act
  8. a constant attendance allowance under article 14 of the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983 or article 14, Naval, Military and Air Forces (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983
  9. an unemployability allowance under article 18 of either of the provisions referred to immediately above
  10. income support where the applicable amount includes a disability premium
  11. incapacity benefit under ss.40 and 41 of the SSCB Act 1992

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