Regional and local government


  1. 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

  2. Pay your Council Tax

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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  1. Start paying Council Tax
  2. How to check and challenge your rateable value
  3. How domestic properties are assessed for Council Tax bands
  4. Military low flying: RAF operational low flying training timetable
  5. Traffic signs manual
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News and communications

  1. Alun Cairns calls on Welsh schools to sign up to new UK aid backed programme to connect schools with African, Asian and Middle Eastern classrooms
  2. Tax rules for second-homes to be reviewed by ministers
  3. Minister Adams honours courageous Armed Forces at his first official engagement in Wales.
  4. Readout of PM call with Leo Varadkar: 5 November 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 individual local authority data - outturn
  2. Self-efficacy, Locus of Control & Life Satisfaction in Northern Ireland 2017/18
  3. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 final outturn
  4. Council Taxbase 2018 in England
  5. Carbon dioxide emissions: Northern Ireland’s housing stock 2016
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Strategy for our veterans: UK government consultation paper
  2. Local authority budget setting: mitigating the impact of fair value movements on pooled investment funds
  3. Business rates treatment of self-catering accommodation
  4. Strategy for our veterans
  5. North of Tyne Combined Authority devolution deal
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Carer's Allowance in Scotland: Agency Agreement and Service Level Agreement
  2. NIO Quarterly Returns April-June 2018
  3. Northern Ireland Office: Business Appointment Rules advice for April - June 2018
  4. NIO Quarterly Returns for Senior Officials April - June 2018
  5. NIO Ministers Quarterly Return April - June 2018
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  1. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  2. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  3. Innovate UK
  4. Defence Equipment and Support
  5. Social Security Advisory Committee
  6. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  7. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  8. Forestry Commission
  9. Low Pay Commission
  10. National Probation Service
  11. Environment Agency
  12. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  13. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  14. UK Hydrographic Office
  15. Biometrics Commissioner
  16. Highways England
  17. HM Prison Service
  18. Single Source Regulations Office
  19. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  20. British Cattle Movement Service
  21. British Hallmarking Council
  22. Competition and Markets Authority
  23. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  24. Forensic Science Regulator
  25. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  26. HM Land Registry
  27. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  28. Ofqual
  29. Ofsted
  30. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales