- You are in Your Council
- Council tax
- Your council tax bill
- Council tax charges
- How to pay your council tax bill
- Who has to pay council tax
- Changes to council tax charges on second or some empty homes
- Important changes to council tax benefit and discounts
- Council tax discounts
- Council tax exemptions
- Council tax premium on empty homes
- What happens if you don't pay your council tax
- Tell us about a change in circumstance
- View your council tax account online
- Valuation bands
- Council tax
All about council tax, including current charges, how to pay and exemptions.
Council tax is payable on all homes, including houses, bungalows, flats and caravans, whether they are rented or owned.
Our council tax for 2013/14 is the same as it was in 2012/13.
There are several ways to pay your council tax bill, but the easiest and best way is by direct debit.
Find out who has to pay council tax. Understand what we mean by joint and several liability.
We're changing the council tax we charge on second homes and some empty properties from April 2013.
Find out more about how council tax benefit and discounts are changing and how this could affect you.
Find out if any of the council tax discounts apply to you.
If your property is unoccupied or occupied by certain types of people, you may not have to pay council tax on it.
If your property has been empty for more than two years, you will have to pay an additional 50% in council tax while it continues to be empty.
If you are having difficulty paying your bill, don't wait until you get a reminder, contact us straight away and we'll see what we can do for you.
You need to let us know if your circumstances change.
You can view your council tax account online once you have registered for our citizen's account.
Your council tax bill shows the valuation band of your home. This band sets how much council tax you pay.