Last updated 28 April 2022
2. Council Tax discount and exemption fraud
Your Council Tax bill can be reduced if you qualify for a discount or exemption. However if the information provided is false or we are not told promptly of a change in circumstances you may be committing council tax fraud. Examples are:
- Claiming an incorrect discount for, e.g. claiming 25% single person discount when you do not live alone
- Claiming an incorrect exemption for, e.g. claiming the property is unoccupied or occupied when it is not
- Claiming to be a full time student when you are no longer attending the course
If you suspect someone is committing Council Tax discount or exemption fraud please email email@example.com with full details.