Council tax application for a charitable exemption

The Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) Order 1992 (SI 1992 No. 558), article 3, as amended by The Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) (Amendment) Order 1994 (SI 1994 No. 539), article 4a, sets out four requirements which must be met in order for a property to be eligible for a Class B exemption:

i. the dwelling must be owned by the body in question; and

ii. the body must be established for charitable purposes only; and

iii. the dwelling must have been unoccupied for a period of less than six months; and

iv. the last occupation must have been in furtherance of the objects of the charity

The information requested on this form will be held on our computer system and used for the purpose of establishing whether you are entitled to a discount on your council tax bill.

The information you provide us with could be used for the prevention and detection of fraud. We may also share this information with other organisations responsible for auditing or administering public funds.