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Council Tax: When someone is moving out or in / back in to your home


  • Single Occupancy (when only one adult lives in a property)

If you are the only eligible adult living in a property, you may qualify for a 25% discount. 

Apply for single person discount here Citizen Access Revenues


  • Stop claiming Single Occupancy

If you have been claiming Single Occupancy and need to stop claiming it - if you are no longer the only eligible adult living in a property (someone has moved in or back in with you).

Apply to Stop claiming Single Occupancy here Citizen Access Revenues


  • Arrangements for students

An adult who is a student, apprentice or trainee may not have to pay Council Tax. If that leaves only one eligible adult in the home, the remaining adult may be eligible for a 25% Single Occupancy discount.

More information & forms Council Tax: Help for students, apprentices and trainees


  • If you move in / move back in with someone

e.g. moving back in with your parents and they are the ones who will  be paying council tax or you are moving to other shared accommodation.

Tell us you are moving in with someone in Powys who pays the council tax bill You move in / move back in with someone (someone else pays bill)


  • Permanently in hospital or care

If an adult has moved out of your house to stay in a hospital, residential care home or nursing home permanently, they will not be eligible to pay Council Tax.

Tell us when an adult is permanently in hospital or care Council Tax: Discount Disregards Enquiry Form


Tell us if the property is now permanently unoccupied Claiming an Exemption


  • People in prison or other legal detentions

If you or an adult in your home has been detained by order of a court in prison, hospital or any other place, that person is not eligible to pay Council Tax.

Tell Council Tax when an adult is detained Council Tax: Discount Disregards Enquiry Form


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