Council Tax - Exemptions

Council Tax isn’t charged on some properties. Properties might be exempt because they are:

More information, including a full list of Council Tax exemptions, is available from the Related Downloads section of this page.

Severe Mental Impairment

One of the available exemptions includes a person who has a severe mental impairment of intelligence and social functioning, which appears to be permanent.  The person must be entitled to a qualifying benefit and have the application for discount certified by a registered medical practitioner.  More details are available on the severe mental impairment application form in the Related Downloads section of this page.

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Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

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