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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. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 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 data protection policy. 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 read our data protection policy (this link opens in a new window) and tick to confirm you agree with your data being used in this way.
    2. Please confirm *