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Benefits in Tameside

Benefits in Tameside

Join in the Big Conversation. Tameside Council are considering proposed changes to Tameside’s Council Tax Support Scheme.
The deadline for comments on this consultation is 30 November 2015.
Have your say here.

Self Service

View Benefits, Council Tax and Business Rates

View your information for Benefits, Council Tax and Business Rates online with the self service system. You can view payments made towards Council Tax and Business Rates accounts, and if you are a landlord you can view information relating to your tenants.

If you wish to make payments to the council, use the Pay It link on the left.

Go to the Self Service System

Change of Circumstances

You can now update your details and inform us of any change to your benefits and income online.

Go to the Change of Circumstances online system Link to External Website

When will my claim be dealt with?

New claims for Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit and change of address applications will be processed in 21 days of reciept where all the necessary information has been provided to enable the assessment to take place.

All other information will take longer to process. The Benefits Service will process all work as quickly as possible however during busy periods this may take up to 45 days. The start of the financial year in March, April and May are usually very busy periods.

If you wish to query the progress of a claim please wait until 45 days has elapsed before contacting the Benefits Service. This will enable us to process as many claims as possible.

Ways you can help

Remember your claim will be processed quicker if you supply all the necessary supporting information required as soon as possible.

Apply for Housing Benefit Online Link to External Website

Information about the main benefits you might wish to claim (there is a full A-Z listing on the DWP website Link to External Website)

Who to Contact

Contact Information
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Contact by Post

Revenues Division
PO Box 304
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 3708

Page last updated: 13 October 2015