Council Tax - change of address/change of circumstances

If you are a Council Tax payer or receive benefits you must tell us if your circumstances change for example, a change of address, household changes. You are responsible for providing us with the right information so that we can send you the correct bill.

Tell us if you are moving into Derby

If you are moving into Derby from another area, you will need:

  • landlord or agent's details and any joint tenant details if you're a tenant
  • any joint owner's details if you're the owner. 

Tell us if you are moving out of Derby

If you are moving out of Derby to another area, you will need: 

  • landlord or agent’s details and any joint tenant details if you've been a tenant
  • any joint owner’s details if you’re selling the property.  

Tell us if you are moving within Derby

If you are moving from one Derby address to another Derby address, you will need:

You will need your:

  • landlord or agent’s details and any joint tenant details if you've been a tenant
  • any joint owner’s details if you’re buying or selling the property. 

Tell us about a change of tenancy - landlord, letting agent or housing association only

If you are a landlord, letting agent or housing association and need to tell us about a change of tenancy, you will need:

  • the tenant's name
  • tenancy dates
  • moving dates.

When a Council Tax payer passes away

We understand that it can be difficult to deal with the many arrangements that are needed when a person dies. However, we do need to know the date of death and what is happening to the deceased person's home.

If you are the executor or administrator of a deceased person's estate, you must also tell us when any of the following happens:

  • probate is granted or you get the letters of administration for the deceased person's estate
  • someone moves into the deceased person's property
  • the tenancy is ended and the property is returned to the landlord
  • the property is sold
  • someone inherits the property
  • you move the furniture out of the property.

Reporting a change in other circumstances

You are responsible for providing us with the correct information for anyone within your household. You must tell us about other changes such as:

  • you are no longer responsible for the property
  • you or your partner changes name
  • anyone who is jointly liable to pay the Council Tax bill moves out
  • your correspondence address alters
  • you or anyone living with you becomes a student or takes part in a Youth Training Scheme
  • a student in your household ends their course, or if any other disregarded resident in your household has a change of circumstance
  • you no longer qualify for a discount or exemption
  • you or anyone living with you goes into hospital or nursing home on a permanent basis.

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