Council Tax discounts

People in detention (prisoners)

You can get a discount if a person who normally lives at this address is:

  • On remand, or in prison for a crime other than non-payment of Council Tax or of a fine
  • Being held in a hospital or other place on mental health grounds as a result of a court order
  • Being held under immigration law

You cannot get the discount if the person is in police custody before a first appearance in court.

Apply for a prisoner discount or exemption

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