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Council Tax Bands and Charges

For 2022/2023, the levels of Council Tax for a band D property are as follows:

Breakdown Cost
Merthyr Tydfil C.B.C: £1,746.27
The Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales: £302.11
Merthyr Charge: £2,048.38
Trelewis / Bedlinog Community Council: £23.95
Trelewis / Bedlinog Charge: £2,072.33

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 2022 to 31 March 2023

Bands Merthyr Tydfil Trelewis / Bedlinog
A £1,365.59 £1,381.56
B £1,593.18 £1,611.81
C £1,820.78 £1,842.07
D £2,048.38 £2,072.33
E £2,503.58 £2,532.85
F £2,958.77 £2,993.36
G £3,413.97 £3,453.89
H £4,096.76 £4,144.66
I £4,779.55 £4,835.43

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: