Apply for a Council Tax Discount or Exemption Before you begin Depending on your circumstances there are a number of ways you may be entitled to a reduction to or exemption from Council Tax payments. During this process you will need to produce evidence to help support the application claim. Please note: You have 10 minutes to complete each page. If you feel you need longer than this, please write your answers in a separate document, then copy and paste this into the form. This is to prevent any information being lost during the form completion.