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Ways to pay your Council Tax

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Direct Debit 

Paying by Direct Debit will ensure your Council Tax is paid automatically and securely on time, every time.

Your payment is due once a month on the 1st, 8th, 15th or 22nd. You can choose which payment date is best for you. You can also choose to spread this over 10 or 12 months.

It is easy to set up a Direct Debit online by registering to use our online service, My Account. You can also check your balance and make changes to your account. 

Set up a Direct Debit online 



You can pay anytime using our automated payment line. Have your debit or credit card and Council Tax account number ready.

020 8227 2050


PayPoint or PayZone

You can pay in person with cash at any store which displays the PayPoint logo using the barcode on your Council Tax bill.

You can pay with cash or a debit card at any store which displays the PayZone logo or ePay logo.

Payments made at the Post Office, PayPoint, PayZone or at our libraries take an extra 5 days to reach your account. You must ensure your payment has reached us, on or before the date shown on your bill.  


Post Office

You can pay with cash or a debit card at any Post Office. You will need the barcode on your Council Tax bill to make payment.


Cash payments in libraries  

You can pay in person with cash using our scancoin facilities at either our Barking Library or Dagenham Library