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Pay council tax

Your yearly Council Tax charge is normally payable in 10 monthly instalments due on the first of the month. There are a number of different ways to pay your Council Tax. 

Pay by direct debit or standing order

To set up a direct debit call us on 01993 861040. Or print and return the direct debit instructions or standing order details to the address on the form.

Pay online

Use your account to make a Council Tax online payment

Pay by telephone

Pay by phone on 01993 861045 at any time using our automated service:

You will need your billing number to use this service which can be found in the top right hand corner of your bill.

If you do not pay your Council Tax

Make sure that your Council Tax payments are received by the due date to avoid getting a reminder. A maximum of two reminders are sent in any one year after which the instalments are cancelled and you will have to pay the full Council Tax charge.

If you do not pay we are required by law to follow statutory Council tax enforcement procedures to recover the debt.

If you are having trouble paying contact us and we may be able to come to a payment arrangement that you can afford.