Council tax - home last occupied by someone living or detained elsewhere due to providing or receiving care

Please complete this form on behalf of permanent residents of hospital/homes.

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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 is for a dwelling which has become unoccupied because the resident is providing or receiving personal care, and carries an unlimited period of exemption while the qualifying conditions are met.

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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.

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