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Overpayments - Council Tax: Outline

An overpayment is an amount of Benefit that has been paid, but for which there was no entitlement under the Regulations. Council tax benefit overpayments are added to your council tax liability, increasing your bill.

Additional Information:

An example would be if a claimant failed to tell the Council that their income had increased, and a recalculation of their entitlement meant that they had been paid too much Benefit.
Please find our online overpayment forms here.


Normal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)

Contact: Council Tax

Telephone: 01706 217777

Council Tax Department, Rossendale Borough Council, PO Box 104, Bacup, Lancs, OL13 3BU

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