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Council tax

council tax

Council tax is money paid to the council that helps to pay for certain things.


The money pays for education.

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It pays for collecting your bins.


And for keeping the streets clean.

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You will get a letter telling you how much to pay and how you can pay.

Payments are usually due on the 1st of each month.

How to pay

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There are lots of ways to pay.

You can pay by direct debit or standing order.

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You can pay using our online payments system.

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You can pay using a debit or credit card over the phone - call 01344 352007.

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You can also pay by cash or debit card at any Post Office.

You will need to take your council tax bill with you.


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You may be able to get a discount if you are the only person over 18 living in your home.

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You may be able to get a discount if you are disabled, or if someone you live with is disabled.


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If you have any questions you can call 01344 352011.

Or you can email