Pay your Council Tax by Direct Debit for the chance to win £1,000 in our prize draw!

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to take the hassle out of paying your Council Tax and the chance of winning a £1,000 cash prize!

Paying your Council Tax by Direct Debit not only offers you convenience and peace of mind but also puts you in the running for this incredible cash prize.

Imagine what you could do with an extra £1,000 in your pocket just in time for Christmas!

Whether it's a long-awaited holiday, a home improvement project, or simply treating yourself and your loved ones, this prize draw could make it happen!

Here are the key details you need to know

How to Enter

  • Register to pay your Council Tax by Direct Debit online. It's quick, easy, and hassle-free!
  • You must be registered to pay your 2023/24 Council Tax by Direct Debit by midnight on 30th November 2023.
  • If you’re already paying by Direct Debit then you can relax as there’s nothing to do, and you’ll be automatically entered!

Set up a Direct Debit online


Who Can Participate:

Barking & Dagenham residents who are liable to pay Council Tax on the property in which they are living can enter the prize draw.

Exclusions apply to the following:

  • Those who are not residents of the property for which they are paying Council Tax.
  • Anyone in arrears or subject to a liability order for unpaid Council Tax.
  • Anyone under 18.
  • Companies and Charities.
  • Barking & Dagenham Council employees and councillors will not be eligible to enter.


Why Choose Direct Debit

  • By setting up Direct Debit, you'll never have to worry about missed payments or incurring additional costs for late payments.
  • When you set up a Direct Debit, your Council Tax will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the agreed-upon dates.
  • You are also protected by the BACS Direct Debit guarantee making it one of the safest ways to pay!


How the Winner Will be Chosen:

The lucky winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries.

The draw will be conducted on the 15th of December, under the strict supervision by the Director of Support & Collections and the Head of Collections to ensure fairness.


Announcement of the Winner:

The lucky winner who will receive a fabulous £1,000 cash prize will be notified directly, so keep an eye out for the exciting announcement!

The £1,000 will be paid to the winner’s bank account from which the Direct Debit is set up.