Pay council tax by direct debit and you could win share of £1000

OLDHAM COUNCIL is giving residents a chance to win a share of £1,000.

OldhamCouncil_164_200To be in with a chance of winning simply sign up to pay your Council Tax via Direct Debit by Friday, 28 April and you will be entered into the council’s free draw.

You could win one of five cash prizes: £300; £250; £200; £150; £100.

Direct Debit is the easy way to pay Council Tax as payments are made automatically and payment dates will not be missed.

You also save time and money – no queues, cheques or stamps – and you remain in control and have a money back guarantee.

Councillor Abdul Jabbar, Oldham Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Human Resources, said: “Direct Debit is the quickest, safest and easiest way to pay your Council Tax and you never need to worry about missing a payment.

“It only takes a few minutes to set up and it saves you lots of time over the year when you compare it to telephone or online payments.

“You also have a choice of payment dates and options – you can pay fortnightly or monthly over ten or 12 months, whichever is the most convenient for you.

“If you are lucky enough to win some money you can choose to spend it any way you want, on a treat, to help with home essentials or even on your Council Tax.”

To set up a Direct Debit simply go online onto or call 0161 770 6622. Just have your bank details and Council Tax account reference ready.

The closing date to sign up is Friday, April 28 and the draw will take place on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

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