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 domestic properties are assessed for Council Tax bands
  3. How to check and challenge your rateable value
  4. The Blue Badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England
  5. Traffic signs manual
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News and communications

  1. Cornwall Council Local Authority of the Year
  2. Highly Commended Business Advice and Support Partnership
  3. £9 million announced to get ports and local areas ready for Brexit
  4. Treasury renews support for Northern Powerhouse
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Research and statistics

  1. Live tables on local government finance
  2. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2018 to 2019 individual local authority data - outturn
  3. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2018 to 2019 provisional outturn
  4. Northern Ireland Local Government District Tourism Statistics 2018
  5. Prison release protocol guidance: research report
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Proposed merger of West Midlands pension funds
  2. Allowing joint committees and combined authorities to hold meetings by video conference
  3. The proposed reorganisation of local government in Northamptonshire
  4. Business rate retention and non-domestic rates 2018 to 2019
  5. Brexit and local government: response to the HCLG Select Committee report
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (T to Z)
  2. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (M to S)
  3. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (D to L)
  4. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (A to C)
  5. Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman annual report and accounts 2018 to 2019
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Organisations