Council Tax and how it is calculated

Council Tax is a locally set tax that is payable on all domestic properties whether owned or rented.

Council Tax is your contribution to the many services the Council provides such as:

  • schools
  • roads
  • libraries
  • support for the vulnerable
  • rubbish collection

Council Tax also pays for:

  • the police
  • fire service
  • many other local services

Council Tax booklet

You can download a copy of the 2017-2018 Council Tax booklet.