Pay Council Tax

Pay Council Tax by telephone

Call 0300 300 8030 to make a payment. This is a 24 hour, automated telephone payment line for you to make credit or debit card Council Tax payments.

You will need:

  • your Council Tax account reference number (on the front of your bill)
  • the amount you want to pay
  • a credit or debit card
  • a pen to record your transaction number

There is a 1.8% surcharge if you pay by credit card. There is no surcharge for debit card payments.

Standard Council Tax instalments are spread over a 10 month period, due on the 5th of each month from April to January. Payment dates and amounts are on the front of your Council Tax bill.

Want to check your balance?

You can now register to see information about your Council Tax. This takes a few minutes to set up. Once you register you will be sent a letter with details to complete the set up. You can then log on any time to see what your balance is.

You can also use this to tell us if you move house, plus access other information about housing benefits, Council Tax support claims and business rates (non-domestic rates).

Register for revenues and benefits online >> Log in to revenues and benefits online >>
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