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Full time students and benefits - Can full-time students get help with Council Tax?

Find out more about the definition of a full-time student for benefit purposes and whether you can claim any benefits or tax credits

Can full-time students get help with Council Tax?

Most full time students do not have to pay Council Tax if everyone in the property is a full-time student.

If you live with one other person who is not a student, they might be able to get a discount on the Council Tax.

If you are a full-time student and are being charged Council Tax, you should get support from your university/college or you should find an adviser.

Reviewed: November 2021

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