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Council Tax Bands and Charges

For 2023/2024, the levels of Council Tax for a band D property are as follows:

Breakdown Cost
Merthyr Tydfil C.B.C: £1,828.34
The Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales: £324.47
Merthyr Charge: £2,152.81
Trelewis / Bedlinog Community Council: £33.28
Trelewis / Bedlinog Charge: £2,186.09

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 2023 to 31 March 2024

Bands Merthyr Tydfil Trelewis / Bedlinog
A £1,435.20 £1,457.39
B £1,674.41 £1,700.29
C £1,913.61 £1,943.19
D £2,152.81 £2,186.09
E £2,631.21 £2,671.89
F £3,109.62 £3,157.69
G £3,588.01 £3,643.48
H £4,305.62 £4,372.18
I £5,023.23 £5,100.88

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: