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Dementia Council Tax Exemption

We find on our helpline that many people living with someone with dementia are missing out on a 25% council tax discount.


In England, Scotland and Wales someone who has been medically certified as having a permanent severe mental impairment such as dementia , and who is entitled to a disability benefit e.g. Attendance allowance, personal independence payment or disability living allowance, could be entitled to a Council Tax reduction or exemption. This could result in a reduction of 25% where two people are living in a property and one person diagnosed with dementia meets the disregard criteria, or a complete exemption if the person with dementia is living alone.

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