Carers and Care Workers


If you live with and look after someone who is not your partner or your child (under 18 years) for a minimum of 35 hours each week, then you may qualify for a reduction in your Council Tax.

The person being cared for must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:

Care Workers

In addition, care workers who are providing care on behalf of a council, Crown or a charity, engaged or employed at least 24 hours each week, may also qualify to be disregarded provided they receive no more than £36 remuneration each week. In order to qualify they should reside in premises provided by the relevant body for the better performance of their work.

For further information, please contact Revenues:

Contact: the Revenues & Benefits team

Last updated on 09/07/2018