Council Tax Exemption - Religious Communities

Conditions for being disregarded for Council Tax

A person can be disregarded for Council Tax if they are a member of a religious community where the principal occupation is prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering or any combination of these.

In order to be disregarded the person must have:-

  • no income (with the exception of any occupational pension due to a former employment)
  • no capital of their own.

 All such persons must be dependent upon the community for their material needs.