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Council Tax FAQs - Paying council tax

Your council tax is set for the full year from 1st April to the following 31st March and you will usually pay 10 instalments, ending in January.

This section explains the ways in which you can pay your council tax.

Frequently asked questions about paying council tax

Payment methods


How can I pay you?


By direct debit

Direct debit is the easiest and safest way to pay to your council tax. It is quick and easy to set up and will ensure that your bill is paid on time. And you won't have to...

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Changing your payment date


Can I change my payment date?


You only get a choice of payment dates if you pay by direct debit. You can choose one of three dates in the month to pay, 1st, 15th or 25th. Where these dates fall on a weekend or a bank holiday, y...

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Changing payment method


Can I change the way I pay you?


If you start the council tax year paying us one way and wanted to change, you don’t have to wait until the start of the next year, when you receive a new bill. For example you might start the year ...

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Payment amounts


How much do I have to pay you?


The total balance that you need to pay for the year and your instalments will be shown on your most recent bill. 

We have to give you 10 instalments on the bill that we send to you at the s...

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