Carers (Council Tax discount) | Carers (Council Tax discount) | Oldham Council
Get a coronavirus vaccination

Vaccinations are now available to anyone aged 12 or above. Anyone over 12 can book online. Anyone over 16 can visit one of our local vaccine clinics without an appointment.

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Apply for a carers discount

Apply for a Carers Council Tax discount


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 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
    • Daily Living component of Personal Independence Payment
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment

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