Services

  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. Traffic signs manual
  5. How non-domestic (business) properties are valued
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News and communications

  1. Budget to support new housing, high streets and local services
  2. National Association of Local Councils conference 2018
  3. A120 Little Hadham bypass: Highways Act orders
  4. Local government finance settlement date confirmed in government response to Hudson review
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Research and statistics

  1. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 individual local authority data - outturn
  2. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2017 to 2018 final outturn
  3. Council Taxbase 2018 in England
  4. Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing England and Wales 31 March 2018
  5. Local government finance: review of governance and processes
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Business rates treatment of self-catering accommodation
  2. Disqualification criteria for councillors and mayors
  3. Local government pension scheme: technical amendments to benefits
  4. Local authority parking: contravention codes and penalties
  5. Business rates retention: response to the Select Committee report
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Traffic Commissioners: annual report 2017 to 2018
  2. Deputy Traffic Commissioners: spending April 2014 to March 2015
  3. Traffic Commissioners: salaries, April 2015 to March 2016
  4. Traffic Commissioners: register of interests, April 2015 to March 2016
  5. Traffic Commissioners: register of interests April 2017 to March 2018
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Organisations