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People who aren't counted for council tax

Council tax is based on the number of people living in a property. If you're 'disregarded' this means that we don't count you. If you live with someone who isn't counted it may mean that you get a discount on your bill.

People who aren't counted include:

How to apply

To apply for a discount or exemption you will need to create or log in to a High Peak online account. If you don't have one already, click the button below and register. If you already have an account with us you can also log in here.

If you are on a low income, claim certain types of benefits or are unable to work, you may be able to claim Council Tax Reduction

Use our benefits calculator to see if you are eligible to claim.