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. 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

  3. Pay your Council Tax

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

  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. Traffic signs manual
  5. The Blue Badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England
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News and communications

  1. Appointment Extension: Local Government Superannuation Committee
  2. Brexit Local Government Delivery Board: September 2019 update
  3. Call for views for independent review into local authority audit
  4. Spending Round gives big boost to local communities
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Research and statistics

  1. Local government pension scheme funds for England and Wales: 2018 to 2019
  2. Local authority capital expenditure and receipts in England: 2018 to 2019 final outturn
  3. Local authority capital expenditure and receipts in England: 2018 to 2019 individual local authority data
  4. Live tables on local government finance
  5. Local authority revenue expenditure and financing England: 2018 to 2019 individual local authority data - outturn
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Proposed merger of West Midlands pension funds
  2. Review of local authority financial reporting and external audit: call for views
  3. Allowing joint committees and combined authorities to hold meetings by video conference
  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. Twenty-fifth meeting of the Libraries Taskforce
  2. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (T to Z)
  3. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (M to S)
  4. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (D to L)
  5. Data share pilot between HMRC and local authorities (A to C)
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Organisations