Council tax - estate of a deceased person

Please complete this form notifying us about someone who has died.

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Exemption criteria

In terms of schedule 11 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, and the Council Tax (Exempt Dwellings) Scotland Order 1997 (as amended), a dwelling may be exempt from council tax .

This application covers a dwelling which has become unoccupied as a result of the death of a single resident.

Where council tax liability is due solely by the estate of a deceased person and a Grant of Confirmation HAS NOT been made an unlimited exemption will be granted while this condition is in force.

Deceased person's property details


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Deceased person's details

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Your details

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Data protection fair processing notice

Argyll and Bute Council, or their agents, will hold information supplied in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, we will use the information you have supplied primarily for the collection and administration of tax.

The information may also be used for other legitimate purposes e.g. housing and council tax benefit administration or private landlord registration.

This information may also be shared with other councils, governmental and quasi-governmental bodies.

By completing and submitting this form you consent to the use of your personal data including, where appropriate, sensitive personal data.

You have a right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you, and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

The set fee (where applicable) will be charged. Should you wish to exercise this right, your request must be made in writing to the Data Protection Officer, Argyll & Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT.