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. 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

  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. Pay your Council Tax

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

  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. How domestic properties are assessed for Council Tax bands
  2. Start paying Council Tax
  3. How to check and challenge your rateable value
  4. Council Tax band changes
  5. How non-domestic (business) properties are valued
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News and communications

  1. People encouraged to register to vote in North of Tyne Combined Authority mayoral election
  2. Publication of councillors’ and candidates’ home addresses: letter to local authorities
  3. Local authorities with major ports to receive funding boost to help with Brexit preparations
  4. EU Exit Local Government Delivery Board: January 2019 update
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Research and statistics

  1. Live tables on local government finance
  2. National non-domestic rates collected by councils in England: forecast for 2019 to 2020
  3. National non-domestic rates collected by councils in England: 2017 to 2018
  4. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 individual local authority data - outturn
  5. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 final outturn
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Decapitalisation rates for the 2021 business rates revaluation
  2. UCI Road World Championships 2019 in Harrogate: general power of competence
  3. Local Government Pension Scheme: Fair Deal – strengthening pension protection
  4. Local government pension scheme: technical amendments to benefits
  5. Business rates retention reform
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Twenty-second meeting of the Libraries Taskforce
  2. Traffic Commissioners: annual report 2017 to 2018
  3. Traffic Commissioners: register of interests April 2017 to March 2018
  4. Traffic Commissioners: salaries, April 2015 to March 2016
  5. Traffic Commissioners: register of interests, April 2015 to March 2016
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