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Council Tax Bands and Charges

For 2021/2022, the levels of Council Tax for a band D property are as follows:

Breakdown Cost
Merthyr Tydfil C.B.C: £1,728.98
The Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales: £287.72
Merthyr Charge: £2,016.70
Bedlinog Community Council: £19.91
Bedlinog Charge: £2,036.61


The following table shows the full Council Tax level for each valuation band. The Merthyr Tydfil charge is for all Parishes within the Merthyr Borough. Trelewis and Bedlinog have a local Community Council and therefore pay an additional premium within their Council Tax liability.

1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

Bands Merthyr Tydfil Bedlinog
A £1,344.46 £1,357.73
B £1,568.54 £1,584.03
C £1,792.62 £1,810.32
D £2,016.70 £2,036.61
E £2,464.86 £2,489.19
F £2,913.02 £2,941.78
G £3,361.16 £3,394.34
H £4,033.40 £4,073.22
I £4,705.64 £4,752.10


What is Council Tax?
Council Tax helps pay for the services Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council provides for the people of Merthyr Tydfil

These services include:

  • Education
  • Social Services
  • Community centres
  • Street lighting
  • Refuse collection
  • Youth and sports centres
  • Libraries
  • Swimming pools

It also pays for our contribution towards:

  • Police
  • Fire and civil defence
  • Public transport
  • Rubbish and waste disposal 

How is the cost of my Council Tax worked out?
The normal Council Tax bill is based on 50% property element and 25% each for 2 (or more) people in residence.

Your Council Tax Demand is based on a banding determined by the Listing Officer. If you want further details about your banding, please contact:

The Listing Officer
Council Tax Wales
Valuation Office Agency
Tŷ Rhodfa
Tŷ Glas Road
CF14 5GR

Telephone Number: 03000 505505

How do I get more information?
For further information go to the Valuation Office Agency Website.

For all other Council Tax information please contact us on 01685 725000 or email: 

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