Class K - Left unoccupied by a student

If you are a student and you leave your home unoccupied because you have moved elsewhere to study, you will not have to pay council tax on it.

The exemption applies if:

  • You have become a student within six weeks of leaving the property
  • More than one person lived in the property but you were all students or have become students within six weeks of leaving it

Exemption time limit

The exemption continues only for as long as you remain a student.

To apply for an exemption

To apply for a class K exemption, you need to provide:

  • Date you left the property
  • Your new address
  • The original of your council tax student certificate (we will not accept copies)

Send your application to us using the contact details on the right of this page.

 
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Contacts

Council tax - billing and collection
localtax@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 398912
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