Members of religious communities
If you are a member of a religious community, such as a monk or nun, you aren’t counted for council tax purposes as long as:
- you have no personal income or capital
- your main work involves prayer, contemplation, education and the relief of suffering
Homes for ministers of religion
If you own a property which is used as a house for religious communities or ministers, you are liable for the council tax, not the people who live there.
If your property is unoccupied, you may be able to get a council tax exemption. The property must be waiting to be occupied by a minister of religion, from which they will carry out the duties of their office: