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Pay your Council Tax

Other methods of payment

Automated Telephone payments

To pay your Council Tax by telephone call 01706 217777 and select option 2. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Pay Council Tax in person

You can pay your Council Tax by cash in Post Offices and where you see the PayPoint logo (in convenience stores, newsagents, supermarkets and service stations). You must take your barcoded bill with you to make payment.

Find your nearest PayPoint location.


Pay Council Tax by post

You can pay your Council Tax by cheque. Please make your cheque payable to 'Rossendale Borough Council' and write your Council Tax account reference number on the back.

Send it to:

Rossendale Borough Council,

PO Box 102, Bacup, Lancs,

OL13 0BB

Post-dated cheques will not be accepted.

If you require a receipt please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.


Standing Order/Telephone and Internet Banking

If you wish to pay by standing order or telephone/internet banking you will need to quote our bank account details in addition to your council tax reference number and the amount you wish to pay

Bank account name - Rossendale Borough Council Bank

Account number - 25503391

Sort Code - 01-07-29

You should allow 5-7 working days for bank processing or postal delivery. Failure to do so could result in you losing the right to pay by instalments and additional costs being added to your account.