Christmas and new Year closure
The Council offices will be closed from 4.45pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
Emergency calls may be made throughout the holiday period on 01268 758357
Castle Point Borough Council wishes all its residents a Merry Christmas and good wishes for the forthcoming year.
Updated: 5 December 2018
Council Tax Form for a Full Time Student Discount
To claim Council Tax discount of 25% for a person who is a student, ( and where there is only one other adult resident in the property who is not disregarded ), please complete section A of this form and return to the above address.
Where a property is occupied solely by a student, or a spouse is a non-student and not a British citizen and that person is prevented from working or claiming benefits, the property may be exempt from payment of Council Tax. If you feel this exemption may apply please complete section B as well.
Notes for Guidance
A person is to be regarded as undertaking a full time course of education on a particular day, if he or she is on that day enrolled for the purpose of attending such a course with a prescribed educational establishment.
A full-time course of education is one which:
- subsists for at least 1 academic year;
- requires attendance for at least 24 weeks in each year; and
- requires study, tuition or work experience for an average of 21 hours a week.
A prescribed educational establishment is defined as:
- a university
- a theological college
- any other institution established for providing courses of further or higher education.
For more information please see https://www.castlepoint.gov.uk/discounts-and-disregards
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