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. 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. Pay your Council Tax

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

  4. 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

  5. Apply for a Council Tax discount

    Check with your council if you're eligible for a discount on your Council Tax

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Guidance and regulation

  1. How domestic properties are assessed for Council Tax bands
  2. When to contact your local authority about Council Tax
  3. Council Tax challenges on behalf of a Council Tax payer
  4. Council Tax: domestic properties in disrepair or derelict
  5. Council Tax: empty homes premium
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News and communications

  1. Council Tax information letter: Council Tax demand notices and the adult social care precept
  2. Dedicated adult social care funding forms key part of continued long-term funding certainty for councils
  3. Council Tax freeze grants 2015 to 2016
  4. 100 councils set to freeze Council Tax as authorities sit on £30 billion
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Research and statistics

  1. Collection rates for Council Tax and non-domestic rates in England, 2017 to 2018
  2. Local Council Tax support schemes: an independent review
  3. Good practice in local government savings
  4. Non-domestic rates collected by local councils in England: forecast for 2014 to 2015
  5. Collection rates for Council Tax and non-domestic rates in England, 2013 to 2014
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Local government pension scheme: opportunities for collaboration, cost savings and efficiencies
  2. Final Council Tax freeze grant allocations 2015 to 2016
  3. Council Tax freeze grant determination 2015 to 2016
  4. 2010 to 2015 government policy: Council Tax reform
  5. Spending Review 2010: housebuilder deregulation - final report
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Local Adaptation Advisory Panel (LAAP)
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