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Mum has dementia – is she exempt from council tax?
I have just been told that because my mother has the onset of dementia she doesn`t have to pay council tax. Is this true?

Arthur Weller replies:
For council tax purposes, certain people are not counted in deciding how many residents there are, providing certain conditions are met. These include severely mentally impaired people. See

This question was first printed in Tax Insider in August 2018.

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