3. Appeal a fine or completion notice
You can appeal to the Valuation Tribunal if you disagree with a completion notice you received.
You may also be able to appeal a fine.
Appealing a completion notice
You may get a completion notice if:
- your home is being built
- you’re making major improvements to your home
A completion notice tells you the date you must start paying Council Tax, because the council believes work will be completed by then.
You must appeal within 28 days of getting the notice.
Appealing a fine
You can appeal to the Valuation Tribunal if you disagree with a fine you received for not telling your council about your Council Tax when asked.
You must appeal within 2 months of getting the fine.
Asking for more time to appeal
You may be able to get the time limit extended if you can’t apply to appeal a fine or completion notice in time.
The Valuation Tribunal has guidance on:
You can also contact the tribunal for help.
Telephone: 0300 123 2035
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When you should pay
You don’t have to pay your fine until your appeal is decided. If you’re appealing a notice, you need to pay Council Tax from the date on the notice.