Pay council tax

Pay by Direct Debit

Council tax Direct Debit mandate

Before you fill in this form you will need to have your:

  • council tax reference number (it's on your bill and begins with 4)
  • bank details.

Pay online

Pay council tax online

  • The ‘Total balance outstanding’ figure in the form above may include your annual charge for the 2017/18 year and the bill for this will be issued on 6 March.

Before you fill in this form you will need your:

  • council tax account number (it's on your bill and begins with 4).

Automated telephone payments

Call the automated payment line on (01737) 276727. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Delta and Electron cards.

See other methods of payments for details of all the other options such as post.

Payable over ten months a year

  • Council tax is payable over 10 months from 1 April to 1 January; or
  • by 1 annual payment on 1 April; or
  • by 2 6-monthly payments on 1 April and 1 October.

You can arrange to pay your Council Tax over 12 months providing you contact us and make the request.