From 01 April 2014, annexes that are occupied by a relative of the person living in the main house or which are being used by the occupier of the main house as part of the main home will be able to apply for a 50% discount on the Council Tax payable on the annexe.
In order to qualify for this discount, the following criteria must be met:
- The annex must be occupied by a relative of the person who lives in the main house. The term 'relative' refers to a parent, child, step child, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, nephew, niece, grandparent or grandchild. It also extends as far as great, great relations
- The resident of the main house uses the annexe as part of their main home and the annexe must be within the grounds of the main house and does not necessarily have to be attached to the main house but must be included in the title deeds of the main house. If you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for the 50% discount please complete the online Annexe Discount Form below - See more at: http://www.surreyheath.gov.uk/Council%20tax%20benefits#Annexes