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How to pay

Council Tax payments are due in 10 monthly instalments between April and January on the 1st of the month. If you pay by Direct Debit, you have the option to choose your payment date as detailed below. 

Direct Debit

Payments are taken directly from your bank on your choice of payment date - 1st, 7th, 14th, 21st or 28th of the month.

Customers who pay by Direct Debit can win a year free from Council Tax payments. Sign up to pay by Direct Debit before the 1st of April 2017 and you will be entered into the prize draw.

Online

You will need your 9-digit Council Tax reference number, account name (the name on your Council Tax card or bill), credit or debit card details.

Phone

You can make a payment by credit or debit card over the phone. Contact our 24-hour payments call centre.

Please note: we do not offer discounted payment terms through third party companies and payments should always be made to the council direct. For more information please contact us.

If you are are having problems paying your Council Tax bill, contact us straight away using the contact details shown. Don't let the problem get worse.

You can register your details if you are interested in receiving your Council Tax bill and any other related correspondence electronically.

24 hour payment call centre

Phone: 0303 123 1005