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Council tax

Council tax applies to all domestic properties, whether owned or rented. It is used to help pay for the local services such as refuse collection, policing, roads and schools. It is collected on behalf of the Borough Council, Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Police Authority, Lancashire Combined Fire Authority and some parish councils.

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Council tax balance enquiry

Enter the nine digits of your council tax reference number to find out your balance, band and annual charge. (If your reference number contains any letters, these must be entered as capitals.) No personal information, such as your name and address, is given.


Office opening hours

If you need to see an advisor you can pop into 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 4.45pm and Friday 9.00am to 4.15pm.

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Tel: 0300 7900381*

*Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number and must count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls. These rules apply to calls from any type of line including mobile, BT, other fixed line or payphone

Revenues & Benefits Service
PO Box 16
L39 2DF