Regional and local government


  • Check your Council Tax band

    Find out the Council Tax band for a property in England, Scotland or Wales by looking up the property's postcode online

  • Pay your Council Tax

    Pay Council Tax online or by other methods, like direct debit to your local council

  • Council Tax

    Your Council Tax bill - how to work it out, who has to pay, discounts and exemptions for students and disabled people, second homes, empty properties, paying the bill

  • Find and check your business rates valuation

    How to check the rateable value of your business property - compare it with other properties, request changes to your valuation and challenge the business rates you've been charged

  • Apply for Council Tax Reduction

    Apply to your local council for Council Tax Reduction if you're on a low income or benefits - this has replaced Council Tax Benefit

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. James Brokenshire removes commissioners from Rotherham council after 3-year intervention
  2. Return of remaining functions to Rotherham
  3. Seven Welsh high streets shortlisted for Great British High Street awards
  4. UK Government announces £23.5m to fund teachers’ pay increases in Wales
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Research and statistics

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Policy and engagement

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