Discounts, exemptions and empty properties

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Find out if your property is exempt from Council Tax, if you qualify for a discount or if you are due to pay a premium.

Some homes are exempt from Council Tax, may qualify for a discount or are due to pay a premium.
From 1 April 2019, if you are under 25 and have previously been in Suffolk County Council care, we may be able to reduce your Council Tax.
Find out about annexes and Council Tax
If you meet certain conditions your Council Tax may be charged at a lower Valuation Band than the one that your home is actually in.
The Council Tax bill assumes there are at least two adults living in the property. If there is only one adult occupying the property as their main home, there is a 25% reduction.
A discount of 10% is available for up to 12 months, if a property is unoccupied, substantially unfurnished; and requires or is undergoing major repairs (including structural alteration) to make it suitable to live in.

Contact Details

Council Tax,
Ipswich Borough Council,
1W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000