Council tax - how to pay
also known as: Direct debit, Pay.
There are several ways you can pay your council tax – have a look at the options below to see which is most convenient for you.
Paying by Direct Debit
It is possible to set up a Direct Debit so that payments
are made automatically each month.
You can set up a Direct Debit or change the details of an
existing Direct Debit:
Pay your council tax online
Pay your council tax using a debit or credit card online
You will need your:
- council tax account number
- debit/credit card details
Alternatively, you can set up a Direct Debit to pay your council
Set up a Direct Debit online here
Pay your council tax over the phone
Payments can be made via our automated service 24 hours
per day, seven days a week by calling 0845 600
6400 or click
here for local telephone numbers.
Pay your council tax in person
You can pay with cash or cheque at any:
- Post Office or Paypoint
- customer information centre
Pay your council tax by post
You can pay your council tax by post by either sending a cheque
or postal order.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the questions we are frequently asked about
paying council tax. If you still have a query after reading these,
please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Contact the council tax team
If you would like more details about any of the
information in this section, or need to tell us about any other
change of circumstances, you can contact us in the following