Apply for a Discretionary Council Tax payment

We cannot offer face to face appointments at the moment. If you need help with the form you can call our Customer Service Centre on 0161 234 5002 (9am to 6pm weekdays.) You can also contact your local Citizens Advice or another local advice agency if you prefer.

Before completing this form you'll need to have the following ready:

  • your council tax number
  • details of:
    • your income including pensions (this should include your partner's income)
    • other household income (i.e. children over 18 living with you)
    • your outgoings (i.e. mortgage, bills, etc)
    • outstanding debts and payment plans

Read our Discretionary Council Tax Payments policy.

We will process your data in line with our privacy policy, read about how we will use the information that we collect for your Discretionary Council Tax Payment

Using this form

When you go through the form, you have about 20 minutes to complete each page. Don't use your normal 'Back' button to return to an earlier question, but use the 'Previous' button on the page you are on. Questions marked * can't be left blank.