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You can claim for a discount if you are employed to learn a trade or a profession and meet all of the following criteria:-

  • You earn less than £195 per week
  • Your salary is substantially less than what you would receive once you are qualified
  • You must be training to gain a qualification from the National Council for Vocational Qualification.

How to apply

To apply for an apprentice Council Tax discount, you need to email the following information to

  • A copy of your apprenticeship agreement or a signed copy of the agreement between you and your employer.
  • Copies of your last 5 wage slips if you're paid weekly or your last 2 wage slips if you're paid monthly.
  • Your 8-digit Council Tax reference number which you can find on your bill.
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