Council Tax discounts

Carers

You can get a discount if you are:
  • Providing care for at least 35 hours a week on average
  • Living with and caring for someone who has a disability, who is not your spouse/partner or child under 18, but who is entitled to one of the the following benefits:
    • Middle or higher rate of the care component of disability living allowance
    • Attendance Allowance
    • The highest rate of disablement pension
    • An increase in a constant attendance allowance

Care workers

You can get a discount if you are:

  • Providing care or support through a connection with the Crown, a charity or a local authority, and
  • Employed for a least 24 hours a week, and
  • Paid no more than £44 per week, and
  • Resident where the care is given or in premises which have been provided for the better performance of the work

Apply for a carer or care worker discount

Council Tax Team
Access Oldham
Level 4, Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham, OL1 1UG
Tel 0161 770 6622