Who has to pay Council tax?
What is a 'resident' and 'owner'?
Resident: Any individual aged eighteen or over who has their sole or main residence in the dwelling.
Owner: A person who has an interest in the whole or any part of the dwelling. An interest is a freehold interest or leasehold granted for six months or more.
Examples of the above are:
- free holders
- Long lease holders
- Assured and assured short hold tenants whose tenancies were granted for at least six months
- Housing association and council tenants whose tenancies were granted for at least six months
Last updated Monday, 2nd November 2015