Find out about various discounts, exemptions and benefits that you might be entitled to claim as well as information on how to pay your Council Tax.
We have a range of payment methods, so you can choose the one
that is most convenient for you, including now the chance to spread
your payments over 12 months instead of 10 and choose to have your
Direct Debit paid out on the 1st 15th or 28th.
More information on ways to pay your
council tax here
We have a range of application forms for you to apply for
various discounts and exemptions from your council tax.
View our list of application forms here
Whether you are new to the area or your circumstances have
changed recently then you should notify us as soon as possible as
this could affect your council tax payments.
Tell us about your change of circumstances
View how much council tax you have to pay according to
which band your property is valued at, as well as which parish or
town it is situated in.
View council tax charges for 2013/2014
Information on how your council tax is calculated for the
current year, including details on band charges, exemptions and
discounts, and support available to help you meet your
Find out how your council tax is
We have a range of ways that you can view your council tax
payments, from signing up for online billing to an iPhone
application which you use to check your Direct Debit payments.
More information on ways to view your
council tax payments here
From 1 April 2013 there have been changes to how empty
homes are charged Council Tax. You can find out more about how
to claim and what proof is required to qualify for an
More information on exempt properties
Council Tax Benefit will cease from 31 March 2013 and will be
replaced by Council Tax Support.
More information on claiming council tax support
The amount of council tax you pay may be reduced if you have a
disabled person living in your home.
More information on disabled band relief
Discounts on council tax are available under certain
circumstances. Find out if you are entitled to a discount which may
reduce the amount that you pay.
More information on council tax discounts
We have prepared a list of answers to the
most common questions we are asked about council tax here.
If you have any suggestions regarding items
that you would find useful on our Council Tax web pages please
who will consider any suggestions for improvement.