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If you're an apprentice and you meet our eligibility criteria you may be entitled to a Council Tax disregard.

To qualify for an apprentice disregard you must be:

  • employed for the purpose of learning a trade, business, profession, office employment or vocation     
  • for that purpose undertaking a programme of training leading to a qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority and
  • employed at a salary, in receipt of an allowance or both (if the total is substantially less than the salary he/she would be likely to receive if he/she had achieved the qualification in question) and
  • receiving no more than £195 per week. 

To apply please complete our Council Tax Apprentice online form below:

  1. Application for a person to be disregarded for discount purposes
  2. Apprentice Details
  3. Declaration
    1. I confirm that the above-named person to be disregarded is :-
    2. WARNING - It is a criminal offence for a ratepayer to give false information when making an application related to Council Tax or Business Rates
  4. Data Protection Clause
    1. For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

      From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice
    2. *