Introducing your rate bill
You can see important information on your rate bill at a glance.
Information on your rate bill
On your rate bill, you can see:
- your rate bill account details
- your full address, including townland
- the amount you must pay
- any exemptions, reliefs or allowances
LPS can only discuss the rate bill with the person named on the rate bill or someone authorised to act on their behalf. If you want someone to act on your behalf, download and complete a Third Party Authorisation form. Send the form to your local LPS rating office.
You can use the links below to get a full explanation of your rate bill and to see the rates information leaflet that comes with your rate bill:
- Your rate bill explained for instalment customers
- Your rate bill explained for Direct Debit customers
- LPS rating publications
You can ask for a copy of your rate bill in another language or format by emailing email@example.com
Paying your rate bill
LPS issues annual rate bills at the beginning of April. Your rate bill is based on rates assessed from 1 April to 31 March.
When you receive your domestic rate bill, you're responsible for paying the full amount within the rates year. You can make one payment for the full amount or spread payments over ten months.
If you're a householder getting full rates Housing Benefit, you don't get a rates bill.
Change of property owner
When the person responsible for paying the rate bill changes, for example if a property is sold, LPS will reassess the rates. You will only be billed for the period you own or live in the property. To avoid a back dated rate bill, you should tell LPS as soon as a change takes place.