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 2020 the following additional levies apply 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.
SECURITY NOTICE - How to safely answer SMS text messages we send
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.
Where possible we advise that all information is sent to us by using the following online form:
Online form: Council Tax Contact Us Form
For further information about this reduction please see.