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Certain dwellings are exempt from Council Tax. If you believe your dwelling falls within one of the following classes please apply using one of the options at the bottom of this page.

If you are in receipt of one of the exemptions shown below, you must advise the council if this changes and that you feel you should no longer qualify for the exemption or the exemption is incorrect. You have a duty to notify the council within 21 days.

With regard to Class F (property left empty by a deceased person) this only applies whilst probate has not been granted. Once probate has been granted you must notify us immediately of the date of probate please. Depending on the circumstances, you may or may not qualify for a further exemption. Please contact us to discuss this.

The exempt dwellings are as follows:

The easiest way to apply for a Council Tax Exemption is online, using the button below.

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If you are unable to complete the form online please apply in writing to:

Council Tax General Enquiries

East Herts and Stevenage Borough Council
Pegs Lane
SG13 8EQ

01438 242875