Council Tax explained

Where your money goes and a guide to your Council Tax bill.

Council Tax and your bill

Council Tax is your way of helping to pay for many local services like: 

Council Tax is charged on the household. It's based on the value of the property and not on what the household earns.

The amount of Council Tax you have to pay depends on which property band your home is in. 

We will change your final bill if you qualify for any of the Council Tax discounts or exemptions.

Council Tax in detail 

For more information on how your Council Tax is calculated and spent, you can view our explanatory notes and details of how it is spent.

Page last updated: 20 July 2018
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