The Council Tax due on a property may be discounted to reflect the personal circumstances of the adult residents. Such a reduction will apply where less than two adults are resident in the property. For the purpose of the reduction adults who meet the undernoted qualifying conditions shall be disregarded when counting the number of adults resident in the house.
If you want to apply for discount please provide the information requested overleaf, sign the declaration and return the form to the address shown below.
QUALIFYING CONDITIONS: STUDENT
- A person taking a specified course of education at a UK university or further education establishment which lasts for at least 24 weeks within each academic year and where the period of study consists of an average of at least 21 hours per week.
- A person, aged under 20, taking a specified course of education at an educational establishment where the period of study exceeds, on average, 12 hours per week and the course taken is not as a consequence of an office or employment held, nor arranged under any of the youth training schemes.
- A person registered with the Central Bureau for Education Visits and Exchanges and working as a foreign language assistant at a school or other educational institution in Great Britain.
I declare that the information on this form is true and complete and I authorise Argyll & Bute Council to verify the details.
I will notify within 21 days any change in circumstances which may affect my liability e.g. discount status no longer applies to the person named in Section 1, or the number of adults in the house increases.
I understand that failure to provide this information is an offence which may make me liable to an initial fine of £50 and £200 for each subsequent offence.
Data Protection Fair Processing Notice
Argyll and Bute Council, or their agents, will hold information supplied on this form in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998
The personal data that you provide will be used to in order to progress or improve service delivery, to fulfil the councils statutory obligations e.g. to process your notification of a change of address. The information may also be used for other legitimate purposes e.g. housing and benefits administration. Where permitted by law, or where your consent has been obtained, information may be shared with other Councils, governmental and quasi-governmental bodies.
By completing and submitting this form you consent to the use of your personal data including, where appropriate, sensitive personal data.
You have a right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you, and to have any inaccuracies corrected. The set fee (where applicable) will be charged.
Should you wish to exercise this right, your request must be made in writing to:
Data Protection Officer,
Argyll and Bute Council,