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Annexe discounts and exemptions

If you live in an annexe then you will be exempt from paying council tax if the annexe:

  • is separately banded for council tax but forms part of another property and a dependent relative is living in it as their main home
  • can't be let separately from the property without breaching planning permission
  • is occupied only by students or people under the age of 18 

If an annexe is not exempt, you might be able to get a 50% discount if:

  • the annexe is part of a single property and is being used as part of the main home by the person liable to pay the council tax
  • you are a relative of the person responsible for paying the council tax on the main property and the annexe is your main home

If you think you qualify for this discount or exemption please contact us