Council Tax on second homes and empty properties

  1. Council Tax on second homes and empty properties
  2. Empty properties where there is no charge
  3. Properties empty for two years or more (You are here)
  4. Council Tax on new properties

Properties empty for two years or more

Currently an additional 100% empty property premium is charged for properties that have been unoccupied and unfurnished for over 2 years.

As a result of changes to Council Tax Legislation, the Council will implement the following charges:

  • From 1 April 2020 a 200% empty property premium for properties that have been unoccupied and unfurnished for over 5 years;
  • From 1 April 2021 a 300% empty property premium for properties that have been unoccupied and unfurnished for over 10 years.

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