Council Tax discounts

You may be eligible for a discount, disregard or exemption on your Council Tax.

You may be entitled to a 25% discount if:

You may be entitled to a 50% discount if:

A person may be disregarded if they are:

If you have adapted your home for a disabled adult or child (PDF, 1151.39 KB) you may be entitled to a reduction. If you are eligible your Council Tax will be reduced by one band.

If you think you may be entitled, you should fill in the relevant form above and send to revs@enfield.gov.uk. You should include your Council Tax number in the subject field inside brackets, for example <1234567>.

You can also return the form by post to:

Council Tax
PO Box 63
Civic Centre
Silver Street
EN1 3XW

If a member of your household passes away, you need to email revs@enfield.gov.uk.

The unoccupied properties that do not have to pay Council Tax are properties:

The occupied properties that do not have to pay Council Tax are properties:

If you think that you may not be liable to pay Council Tax at all, view our information on who has to pay or email revs@enfield.gov.uk. Make sure the subject of your email includes your Council Tax number inside angled brackets, for example <1234567>.

It is a criminal offence to claim a reduction you are not entitled to. Enfield Council will act against anyone falsely claiming a discount. You must tell us of any change in your circumstance which may affect your entitlement to a discount.

Second homes

A second home is a furnished property that’s not your main home. This includes furnished let properties which are between lets. You will not be entitled to a discount for a second home. The full charge will be payable.

Empty properties

If a property is unoccupied and unfurnished you must inform us. The full charge will be payable on the property unless it is exempt due to one of the reasons above.

Empty homes premium

Any properties that have been unoccupied and unfurnished for more than two years will be charged twice the normal Council Tax rate. Properties that have been empty for more than five years will be charged three times the normal Council Tax rate.

From 1 April 2021, the premium for properties that have been empty for more than ten years will increase to four times the normal Council Tax rate.