Council tax and business rates

Second phase of the council tax rebate rolls out 

Published on June 15, 2022 at 12:19 pm

Rossendale Council have begun the second phase of the council tax rebate scheme with letters to households that do not pay by direct debit due to be posted out over the next week. 

The rebate was announced by the government earlier this year to assist households with the rising costs in energy.

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Council tax energy rebate to hit peoples bank accounts this week

Published on May 3, 2022 at 5:33 pm

Rossendale Council have begun paying the council tax rebate payments for qualifying direct debit payers which should hit peoples bank accounts from Tuesday 3 May. 

The rebate was announced by the government earlier this year to assist households with the rising energy costs. Properties in council tax bands A-D are entitled to the £150 rebate with a smaller discretionary fund for customers who do not meet the automatic criteria.

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Council urge residents to pay for council tax by direct debit to speed up energy rebate

Published on February 28, 2022 at 3:11 pm

Rossendale Borough Council is encouraging all residents that do not already pay council tax by direct debit to register to do so by 17 March. 

The Government has announced measures to help households with rising energy bills and this includes a £150 Council Tax rebate for homes in bands A-D. 

A council spokesperson said: “If people pay for their council tax via direct debit, then this money will automatically be sent direct to their bank account, and they will not be required to fill in any applications for the rebate.

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Operation Trident issues fines as council continues fight against fly tipping

Published on February 10, 2022 at 10:27 am

Operation Trident, Rossendale Council’s fight against the growth of fly tipping across the borough, has issued five fixed penalty notices since the beginning of 2022. 

The operation coordinates a three pronged approach of Education, Enforcement and Removal and aims to hold to account those responsible for fly tipping, abandoning vehicles and allowing dog fouling across the borough. 

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Council tax reminder messages

Published on May 13, 2019 at 4:03 pm

From this week (w/c Monday, May 13), text reminders sent out by Rossendale Council about missed council tax payments are changing.

The new messages will be longer, more detailed and may be sent as voice messages as well as text or email.

The messages are an additional step in advance of having to issue a statutory ‘red letter’ reminder.

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Council outlines budget proposals for 2019/20

Published on February 1, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Rossendale Council has outlined its budget plans for the coming year as it continues its efforts to balance the books.

Over the last few years, the Council has been hit by significant cuts to its central government grants.

It has meant the Council has had to generate additional income locally, mainly through increased business rates and Council tax revenue.

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Council welcomes Lancashire business rates announcement

Published on December 17, 2018 at 10:32 am

Lancashire has been selected as one of a number of areas to take part in a national pilot allowing councils including Rossendale to retain 75 per cent of growth in business rates.

Rossendale Council welcomed the news.

Andrew Walmsley, Portfolio Holder for Resources, said:

“Although only for 2019/20, this is good news for us as it will help provide a bit more financial stability for the councils involved.

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