Pay Council Tax

Difficulty paying your Council Tax

Council Tax is a priority debt, which means that not paying it can lead to serious consequences including imprisonment. If you’re having trouble keeping up with your Council Tax payments, get in touch with us straight away.

Our Council Tax recovery pages include lots of information including:

  • how we can help you make your payments more manageable
  • help with budgeting
  • what to do if you receive a court summons because of your debt
  • where to get independent advice

Contact us

Telephone: 0300 300 8011

Please quote your Council Tax account reference in all correspondence – your account reference is 8 or 9 digits long and starts with a 4, 7 or 8. You can find it on your Council Tax bill or any letter we’ve sent about your Council Tax.