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    I wonder if you can help me,

    I live in a 2 bedroom flat with my partner and her friend. We're all students. Said friend is moving out in the next couple of weeks, so we're advertising the room online.

    We've had a lot of interest from professionals, and a few of them have questioned how the tax will be paid.

    As we were all students, none of us were paying any council tax. If we move a professional in, would they have to cover the council tax themselves? Would they pay the whole whack, or would it just be per person, rather than per house?

    Desperately need an answer, as it seems to be putting people off!

    Kind Regards.
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    Having done some digging, it appears if a professional moved in, we would have to pay council tax as a house, but with a 25% discount.

    Is that correct?
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    (Original post by Kirby2k)
    Having done some digging, it appears if a professional moved in, we would have to pay council tax as a house, but with a 25% discount.

    Is that correct?
    Yes it is correct! BUT as a student you are not responsible for any of the council tax. The professional would have to pay for it all themselves with the 25% off.

    However if you are on a joint tenancy and desperately need the extra house mate to cover the rent then you could suggest to the professional that you would pay your part (or at least some) of the council tax for them.

    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by The_Jakal)
    Yes it is correct! BUT as a student you are not responsible for any of the council tax. The professional would have to pay for it all themselves with the 25% off.

    However if you are on a joint tenancy and desperately need the extra house mate to cover the rent then you could suggest to the professional that you would pay your part (or at least some) of the council tax for them.

    Hope this helps!
    This is the best answer.
 
 
 
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