- You are in Your Council
- Council tax
- Your council tax bill
- Council tax charges
- How to pay your council tax bill
- Tell us about a change in circumstance
- Who has to pay council tax
- Changes to council tax charges on second or some empty homes
- Council tax discounts
- Council tax exemptions
- If your home has an annexe
- Council tax premium on empty homes
- What happens if you don't pay your council tax
- 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.
Details of our council tax charges for 2014/15 and where the money goes.
There are several ways to pay your council tax bill, but the easiest and best way is by direct debit.
You need to let us know if your circumstances change.
Find out who has to pay council tax. Understand what we mean by joint and several liability.
The council tax we charge on second homes and some empty changed on 1 April 2013.
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 you have an annexe to your home, you may be able to get a 50 per cent discount in its council tax.
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 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.