Council Tax discounts
Religious community members
A discount may apply if you:
- Are member of a religious community and your principal occupation consists of prayer, contemplation, education, the relief of suffering, or any combination of these, and
- Have no income or capital of your own (disregarding any income by way of a pension in respect of former employment) and are dependent on the community to provide for your material needs
An example of a member of a religious community is a monk or nun.
Apply for a religious community discount
Pick up a form from the Council Tax Team at Access Oldham.
If your bill indicates that a discount has been allowed, you must tell the Council of any change of circumstance which affects your entitlement within 21 days. If you fail to do so you may be required to pay a penalty.