If you are being held in detention, including being held on remand, you may be entitled to a discount or exemption on the property you have left.
If you lived alone and have left your property empty because you are now being held in detention, you will be exempt from paying council tax on the property you have left. This exemption will last until you are released.
If you lived with one other person, who is now left alone in your property, a 25% discount is awarded on the address you have left. If two or more people are left in the property, no discount can be awarded.
Detention is classed as:
You cannot qualify for any reduction if you are being held under Schedule 4 (8) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 for non-payment of council tax.
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