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Apply for a Class B Exemption

Class B Exemption Application
In order to correctly calculate your Council Tax charge, we need to decide if the Class B Exemption is applicable. 
 
The answers provided to the following questions will assist us to ascertain the appropriate charge or discount. 
FOR THE PROPERTY FOR WHICH YOU ARE CLAIMING A CLASS ‘B’ EXEMPTION
Are you registered as a charity with the Charity Commission?
If NO, are you registered as an Industrial and Provident society?

Are you trading as a subsidiary of a parent company?
Do you target any particular group of individuals ie aged persons, those with learning difficulties, disabled persons etc?

Are you treated as a charity by HMRC?

In relation to this dwelling, can you please indicate if the property will be re-let as
DECLARATION: 
The information provided in this application is correct and true. I understand that if it appears that a Council Tax discount is being claimed incorrectly, further enquiries will be made to establish whether the discount should be cancelled. 
 
I undertake to notify the Council of any change in my circumstances which may affect my eligibility to claim a discount within 21 days and that failure to do so will mean that a penalty charge may be applied.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this form. 
 
This information will be used for establishing your level of liability for Council Tax. As soon as a decision has been made we will write to you, and notify you accordingly. This should take no longer than 10 working days.
In order to comply with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in May 2018, we have to provide you with information about the personal data you give to us.   
This information is set out below: 
Rutland County Council is the data controller for the personal information you may provide. You can contact us by phone on 01572 722577, via email to dataprotection@rutland.gov.uk or by writing to us at Data Protection, Catmose House, Oakham, Rutland. LE156HP 
Your information will be used so that we can administer your council tax account and collect council tax from you in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (and any subsequent legislation and regulations which apply) 
Your personal data may be shared with other teams within the council in order to provide a service to you, to ensure our records are kept up to date or otherwise where we are required to do so under other legislation.  We may also share it with other local authorities, civil enforcement agents and other organisations to make sure that your information is accurate; to prevent or detect crime and to pursue debtors to protect public funds. We may share the data with third parties if we are required by law to do so, this may include the Police or Government Agencies.  We will not sell your data or use it for marketing purposes without your consent. 
We will keep your data for seven years. This is in accordance with current legislation. 
You have the following rights under the GDPR.  Please note not all of these rights apply to all processing.  Further details on each right can be found on our website https://www.rutland.gov.uk 
• The right to be informed.   
• The right of access.   
• The right to rectification 
• The right to erasure 
• The right to restrict processing 
• The right to data portability 
• The right to object 
• Rights related to automated decision making, including profiling’ 
If you are not happy with the way the council is handling your personal information you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.