Rossendale Borough Council

Council Tax and Benefits Online Forms

Online Forms

This page lists various Council Tax and Benefits forms that are available for completion.

Application for Direct Debit – Set up a direct debit

Application for a Council Tax Refund – Notify us that you have overpaid and require a refund

Apply for a Single Person Discount – Use this form if you are the only adult living in the property

Removal of Single Person Discount – Use this form if you are no longer eligible for single person discount

Application for a Student Discount / Exemption – Use this form if one or more full time students are living in the property

Council Tax Payment Arrangement Request – This form should be completed by those who would like to request a payment arrangement to pay back Council Tax arrears

New Liability and Change of Address Notification – Tell us if you are moving house

Housing Benefit Amendment of Overpayment Recovery Instalments - Use this form if you have an existing recovery arrangement in place for a Housing Benefit overpayment and want to request a change to the amount of the instalment

Housing Benefit Overpayment Recovery Arrangement Request – Use this form if you would like to request a payment arrangement to pay back a housing benefit overpayment of to amend an existing overpayment instalment

Second Home Discount - Please complete this form if you are making an application for job related 50% discount on a second home in Rossendale

Member of visiting forces - Please complete this form if someone in the household is a member of a visiting force/international organisation or a diplomat

Severely mentally impaired discount - For use if there is a person with a severe mental impairment living in the property. A doctor will need to provide information

Patients in care homes/ hospitals - For use on behalf of permanent residents of hospital / homes

Disabilities discount - If your property has been adapted you may qualify for disabled relief

Child Benefit Discount - Please complete this form if someone in your household is 18 years of age and Child Benefit is paid for them

Care Worker Discount – Apply for a discount

Carers Discount – Apply for a discount

Prisoners discount/ exemption - You can claim if a household member is in detention by order of a court. If the person has been detained for non-payment of council tax, you cannot claim a discount/exemption

Apprentices discount – Apply for a discount

Youth training discount – Apply for a discount

Members of religious communities discount – Apply for a discount

Self-contained annexes discount - Only complete this form if you live in the annexe to a main property

Self-contained annexes exemption – Use this form to request a Council Tax exemption for annexe occupied by elderly or disabled relative

Dwellings left unoccupied by charities – Use this  form if you wish to apply for an exemption from council tax for a property for which a charity is responsible

Change in Circumstance - Report a change of your details

New Claim - Make a new claim

Benefits Calculator - See how much Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction you may be eligible for