Exemptions

In certain circumstances you may be entitled to a Council Tax exemption. You will not have to pay Council Tax for the period of the exemption.

By law West Lothian Council must protect the money we manage.  We will share information you give us with other organisations responsible for auditing or managing public funds, to prevent and detect fraud.  We will review awards of discount and exemption and reserve the right to use credit reference agencies to validate any such awards.

If your circumstances change you must tell us within 21 days.

There are a range of exemptions available:

Exemptions you may be entitled to in certain circumstances when the property is occupied.
Exemptions you may be entitled to in certain circumstances when the property is unoccupied.