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Council Tax

Want to know more about your council tax rebate?

Register, pay your Council Tax, view your account line and find out if you’re eligible for lower payments/ financial help.

Struggling to pay your Council Tax

If you are experiencing financial difficulty and you are struggling to pay your Council Tax, there is help available for you.

Council Tax rebate

Council Taxpayers living in a band A to D property will receive a one-off payment of £150 to help with rising energy costs.

Pay your Council Tax

Find out the different ways you can pay your Council Tax.

Manage your Council Tax account online

Check your balance, view your bills, request changes to your account. 

Who should pay Council Tax

Find out who needs to pay Council Tax and why.

Register for Council Tax, or tell us you’ve moved

If you’ve moved in or out of the borough let us know to make sure you’re paying the right amount of Council Tax.

Discounts and exemptions

Find out if you’re eligible to pay less Council Tax, such as single person discount or if you’re exempt from paying.

What happens if I don’t pay?

Learn what happens if you don’t pay your Council Tax including reminders, summons and bailiffs.

Disagree with a Council Tax decision/apply for a refund

Find out how to appeal a Council Tax decision including a mistake on your bill or whether your property should be exempt.

Your Council Tax bill and valuation band

Find out how we work out your bill and what your Council Tax band is.

What your Council Tax pays for

Find out what services your Council Tax pays for.

Council Tax for landlords

If you’re a landlord or managing agent you need to register for Council Tax on your property and let us know when your tenants move in or out.

Empty properties and second homes

You still need to pay Council Tax on a property if it’s empty or is a second home.

General enquiries

If you would like to get in touch with the Council Tax team log into your My Account and submit and online enquiry. 

Make a general enquiry