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How to pay your council tax

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For our new online council tax services, please click here

There are many different ways to pay your council tax - online by direct debit, online (If you have your account number), by telephone or in person at your local pay point or post office, via a payment card or by using the bar code on your bill.

Direct Debit is the easiest way for you to pay your council tax, you can set this up online here. 

Choose the date most convenient for you to pay, either 1st, 8th, 15th or 22nd of the month and we will do the rest. You will receive written confirmation and your payments are covered by the Direct Debit guarantee scheme offered by all banks and building societies in the scheme.

You can also pay council tax (if you have received an invoice), non domestic rates and parking fines online or by using our automated telephone line on 01946 598300 with a debit/credit card.

Standing order

Sort code - 010954
Account number - 83830332

Please quote your council tax account number as the reference.

Problems paying your council tax

Our Debt Recovery Policy can be viewed here.