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Young care leaver exemption

Information about council tax for Islington young care leavers under 25.

Islington care leavers do not have to pay council tax until they are 25 years old.

You will receive a blank bill as an Islington care leaver if you:

If you are a care leaver from a different borough and now live in Islington, please complete the care leavers’ relief form at the bottom of this page and send it back to us.

For support and advice on applying for council tax discounts, or if you are a care leaver and receive a council tax bill, please call 020 7527 2633.

If you just need advice about benefits, you can also email

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