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Information on council tax exemption for care leavers under 26

As of the 1 April 2018 all legally defined Care Leavers under 26 are exempt from paying council tax in many circumstances –

The legal definition of a Care Leaver is a young person who meets the descriptions set out in section 29 and section 30 of the 1995 Children (Scotland) Act (as amended by section 66 of the 2014 Act) from 1 April 2015 a care leaver is a young person who ceased to be looked after on, or at any time after, their sixteenth birthday. This means looked after at home as well as accommodated