Exemption for care workers
Full exemption from the personal element (50 per cent) of your Council Tax bill is awarded if you are employed in the provision of care and/or support to another person or persons.
The person you are caring for must be receiving one of the following:
- Higher rate attendance allowance
- The highest rate of the care component of a disability living allowance
- An increase in constant attendance allowance under the industrial injuries or war pensions scheme
- The highest rate of constant attendance allowance payable on top of full rate disablement benefit paid for an industrial injury
And that you as the carer:
- Are a resident in the same dwelling as the person you are caring for.
- Are providing care for at least 35 hours a week
- Are not the partner of the person being cared
- Are not the parent of the child you are caring for under the age of 18