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Annexes

Exemptions for annexes

Unoccupied annexes

You may be able to get an exemption on an unoccupied annexe that can’t be let separately.

This means it is:
  • unoccupied
  • forms part of a single property
  • can’t be let separately from the property without a breach of planning control.

Dependant relative living in an annexe

If the annexe your dependant relative lives in as their only home forms part of another property and has a different Council Tax band, it may be exempt.

A relative is classed as a dependant if they are:

  • over 65
  • substantially or permanently disabled
  • severely mentally impaired.

Discounts for annexes

You may be able to get a discount for an annexe where you have family members living in the annexe or the annexe is used as part of the main home.

Email council.tax@iow.gov.uk if you wish to apply for a discount.