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Find out the Council Tax band for a property in England, Scotland or Wales by looking up the property's postcode online
Check if you're eligible for a Blue Badge and apply or renew
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
You’ll need to know 3 things: the valuation band for your home in England…
You’ll usually have to pay Council Tax if you’re 18 or over and own or…
Households where everyone’s a full-time student do not have to pay Council…
People who are severely mentally impaired are not included when working…
You may be able to get a discount if you have a second home or an empty…
Your Council Tax bill tells you: how much you have to pay for the year how…
Pay Council Tax online or by other methods, like direct debit to your local council
Contact your local council's Electoral Registration Office if you have a question about registering to vote
Apply to your local council for Council Tax Reduction if you're on a low income or benefits - this has replaced Council Tax Benefit
Check your council's website to find out when your rubbish will be collected
Apply for council housing through your local council - you'll usually have to join a waiting list
Check with your council if you're eligible for a discount on your Council Tax
How to apply for a council house or flat - housing waiting lists, types of tenancies, the Right to Buy scheme and repairs, complaining about the council
Some older people can get free travel on local buses - contact your council to check your eligibility and apply for a bus pass
When you need planning permission, where to apply, what counts as permitted development and how to appeal a planning permission decision
Arrange a special collection for large waste items - most councils will collect things like old sofas, fridges or washing machines for a fee
Business rates are charged on most non-domestic properties - who has to pay, how your rates are calculated, getting a revaluation, what to do if your premises change
Check out how you can view proposed building plans or developments and object or comment on them through the local council
Estimate your business rates by multiplying the rateable value of your business by a multiplier value set by the government
Report a noise problem like loud music, noisy pubs, neighbour's parties or barking dogs to your local council
Your right to buy your council home - including how to apply, who is eligible, discounts available and where to get help and advice
Check which electric (plug-in) and hybrid cars, vans and motorbikes are available for a grant.
Help to Buy and affordable home ownership schemes to help first-time buyers and home movers - equity loan, mortgage guarantee and ISA, shared ownership
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