If you own a property you must register for Council Tax
regardless of whether or not you live there, or, are entitled to an
The person who is liable for the property must be the
person who pays the Council Tax. However this may not always
be the case (such as if you're renting a property). If you
are unsure as to who should pay your Council Tax you will need
to contact us.
If you have already registered you can pay
your Council Tax here.
Register for Council Tax
Why do I need to pay Council Tax?
Council Tax is set by the Local Authorities to help pay for the
services that its residents use, including:
- emergency services (Fire Brigade, Police, Ambulance)
- rubbish collection
- street lighting
- and lots more.
How much will I pay?
Properties are put into Council Tax bands. If you would
like to find out how much you're likely to pay then please check
out our Council Tax banding
Am I entitled to any discounts or exemptions?
You could be. However we encourage you to register first
and once you have completed your registration form you can then
come back to the website to see if you're entitled to any discounts or exemptions.
How do I pay my Council Tax bill?
When you receive your first bill, it is assumed that you
will be paying in 10 monthly instalments. You can find out how
to make your payments please check out our 'How to pay' page.
What happens if I don't pay my Council Tax?
It is important that you keep up with your Council tax
payments. If you feel as if you can't or won't be able to
then you need to contact us now. If you continue not to pay
your Council tax then you could be severely penalised.
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