Council tax


Council tax

  1. Attachment of Earnings Orders - a guide

    Council Tax Attachment of Earnings Orders – A Guide for Employers

  2. New Council Tax Portal for Copeland residents
  3. Council Tax 2016/2017

    Council Tax Information for 2016/17

  4. Copeland residents’ can receive bills by email
  5. Council Tax Direct Debit Form

    The easiest way to set up a direct debit is to do this online. To set this up click here

    Alternatively you can complete the form below and return to our Market Hall office. 

  6. Council Tax Band Charges 2016/2017

    Council Tax Band Charges 2016/2017

  7. Small Business Rate Relief

    You may be entitled to a 100 per cent reduction on your Non Domestic Rate charge if your business occupies a Non Domestic Rated property with a Rateable Value of less than than £12,000.

  8. Non domestic rates direct debit form

    Use this form if you would like to set up a direct debit to pay your business rates (non domestic rates)

  9. Council Tax Band Charges 2017-18

    Council Tax Band Charges 2017-18

  10. Charitable relief for business rates

    Registered Charities are eligible for relief from the rates on any non-domestic property that is wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes.

  11. Council tax discount form

    Use this form if you would like to apply for a discount on your council tax. For more information about the various discounts available go to our information page.

  12. Council Tax leaflet 2016-17

    Council Tax leaflet 2017-18

  13. Other relief for business rates

    Your business rates can be reduced if you qualify for Hardship Relief or have a rural business.

  14. Application for disabled band reduction

    If you have a disabled person living with you and they have special requirements within the home such as needing to use a wheelchair or your home requires other modifications, then you may qualify for a discount on your council tax bill. Use this form to make an application for such a discount.

  15. Council tax band charges 17/18

    Council tax band charges 2017/18

  16. How to pay your non domestic (business) rates

    Most people pay their non domestic/ business rates for the year by ten monthly instalments from April to January. You will find these instalments shown on your bill. However if you prefer you can opt to pay the full amount at the start of the year, or by two instalments (April and October).

  17. Council tax discount for severe mental impairment

    If someone has an enduring mental illness they are not required to pay council tax. Please use this form to claim a discount or exemption on their behalf.

  18. Council Tax Bands 2018/19

    Council tax bands 2018/19

  19. Council tax

    Council tax helps to pay for the cost of local services such as bin collections and recycling services, environmental health and planning. If you’re 18 or over and own or rent a home, you’ll usually have to pay council tax

  20. Landlord change of circumstances form

    If you are a landlord please use this form to inform us of any changes in circumstances affecting tenants in your properties.

  21. Millom and Haverigg Floods - Council Tax Support

    Millom and Haverigg Floods - Council Tax Support

  22. Council tax discounts

    Council tax is worked out on the basis of two adults living at the address. If there is only one adult at the address for the purposes of council tax then you may receive a 25% discount on your bill.

  23. Inform council that business is vacated

    If you have left or sold a property please complete this form and return to the Copeland Centre.


  24. Council tax and NNDR booklet 2019/20

    Council tax and NNDR booklet 2019/20

  25. How to pay your council tax

    For our new online council tax services, please click here

    There are many different ways to pay your council tax - online by direct debit, online (If you have been invoiced), by telephone or in person at your local pay point or post office, via a payment card or by using the bar code on your bill.


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