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Pay your Council Tax


Direct Debits can now be set up / amended over the internet through your Council Tax Online Account

You will need:

  • Council Tax Reference Number
  • Bank account details

This is a quick and easy way to pay your council tax and you will be offered three dates on which to make your payment (the 1st, 10th or 20th of each month), and also have the option to pay over 10 or 12 months.

All the normal Direct Debit safeguards and guarantees apply.
No changes in the amount, date or frequency to be debited can be made without notifying you at least 10 working days in advance of your account being debited.

In the event of any error, you're entitled to an immediate refund from your bank or building society.

You have the right to cancel a Direct Debit instruction at any time simply by writing to your bank or building society.


Pay your Council Tax online
You will need your: Account No and a valid credit/debit card.

In addition, you can pay your Invoices, Business Rates, BIDS and Housing Benefit Overpayments through any of the above methods.


Pay over the telephone by calling the Automated Payment Line, which is available on 01685 725115, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will need to give your card details, your account number, and the amount you wish to pay.

Payment of Council Invoices and Business Rates can also be made through this system.

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