Introduction and penalties
To apply for Single Occupancy Discount or Student Reduction go to the Citizens Access Council Tax portal.
For all other exemptions, go to MySouthend to complete the Discount, Disregard and Exemption form.
If you are no longer entitled to an exemption you will need to go to MySouthend to complete the Cancel a Discount/Exemption form
Please note: applying for a discount or exemption that you are not entitled to, or failing to notify the Council within 21 days of any change in circumstance that effects your entitlement will result in a penalty of up to £280 being issued.
Please see our Council Tax Penalties page for further information on penalties.