Council Tax appeals on behalf of a Council Tax payer
You can appeal a Council Tax band (known as making a formal challenge) on behalf of a Council Tax payer.
Authority to Act
Before you can appeal, you must get an Authority to Act that has been signed and dated by the Council Tax payer not more than 6 months before the date you send it.
You must send the VOA:
the original signed and dated Authority to Act form
- a valid proposal
- proof that the property band may be wrong
- a completed property details questionnaire
Property details questionnaire
You must also fill in a property details questionnaire and send it with your appeals documentation - England Property Questionnaire.
Start the appeal
Now follow the appeals process.
How long it takes
You’ll get a decision from the VOA within 2 months of sending your enquiry. You’ll also find out what will happen next.
Where to send your forms
Send your completed printed forms to the Council Tax office for the area the property is in.
Send your informal band challenges to the VOA Network Support:
Halifax NSO 60 Crown Street Halifax HX1 1HY
Bulk Council Tax band appeals
If you are sending in a number of appeals, please send them in small batches.
For batches of more than 100, please contact us before sending them.
Published: 22 January 2016
From: Valuation Office Agency