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Council Tax

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Pay your Council Tax

Direct Debit is the easiest and safest way for you to pay. Choose from a range of payment dates and options to suit you. Spread the costs over 12 months rather than 10.


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Council Tax discounts/reductions

Ways to reduce your Council Tax through discounts, exemptions and reductions.


Find your
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Find your Council Tax band

Find out how much the Council Tax bands are and what to do if you think you're in the wrong Council Tax band. 


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Make an account/balance enquiry

Sign in to MyAccount to check your balance.


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Forms for benefits, discounts and exemptions

Find the relevant form to make a claim.


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Report a change of address

Let us know if you're moving home so we can make sure your Council Tax is correct.


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Sign-up for Council Tax e-Billing

If you pay your Council Tax to us, you've the option to get your bills online instead of through the post. We call this e-Billing.


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Council Tax banding appeals

Appeal your Council Tax band.


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Where your Council Tax goes

The Council Tax you pay goes towards the cost of providing a wide range of services to the people of Rochdale.


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Problems paying your Council Tax?

If you're having trouble paying your Council Tax let us know.


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MyAccount Council Tax services

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Did you know you can use MyAccount to access your Council Tax services? It's free to use and you'll be able to use your Council Tax account whenever you'd like. 

If you register for MyAccount, you'll be able to:

  • Set up or amend your Direct Debit details
  • View or change your instalment plan
  • Report a change of address
  • Check your Council Tax band
  • Apply for a single person discount
  • Check your Council Tax balance
  • Sign-up for e-Billing

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Beware of Council Tax scams

How to identify scams and what you can do to avoid them.