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Council Tax - Carer Discount Application

To qualify for a discount the carer must:

a) Be resident in the same dwelling as the person receiving care
b) Provide care for an average of 35 hours per week
c) Provide care for a person who is entitled to one of the following benefits

  • any rate of attendance allowance
  • the highest or middle rate care component of a disability living allowance.
  • disablement pension increment due to constant attendance need
  • constant attendance allowance increment

Please note that the carer does not qualify for a discount if the person that they are caring for is their spouse, partner, or their child under 18.