From 1st April 2015 the following discount applies to unoccupied and unfurnished properties:
*Please Note: this discount applies to the property and not the liable person.
From 1st April 2019 the following additional levy applies to 'long term' unoccupied properties:
Please be advised; failure to notify us of a change in your circumstances within 21 days, or applying for a discount or exemption you are not entitled to, will result in a penalty of up to £280 being issued.
|Basildon Council may send you a text message requesting further information to support your claim. The sender ID will always appear as BasildonCNL. You will never be asked to respond to the text with information. We advise that all information is sent over using our Council Tax Contact Us Form where possible.|
For further information about this reduction please see Basildon Council - Council Tax Reduction Scheme - April 2019 [701.95KB].