Council Tax - Apply for single person discount Introduction Use this form to apply for a 25% single person discount if you're the only adult (18 or over) living in the property, or if all other adults aren't counted for Council Tax (e.g. full-time students). Please continue to pay your Council Tax as billed while we deal with your application. Recovery action may be taken if you don't pay. Data Protection Act 1998: The information you provide on this form will only be used in connection with the billing, collection and recovery of local taxes and revenues, including the calculation of any associated discounts, reliefs and benefits. We may share the information with other councils for local taxation purposes only and with the council's auditors. We have a duty to protect public funds and may use the information you provide for the prevention and detection of fraud. We may also share this information with other bodies administering public funds solely for these purposes.. The information you provide will be used fairly and lawfully and Southwark Council will not knowingly do anything which may lead to a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.