How much council tax you must pay

Payments online and by phone – 12 July

Due to essential maintenance from 10am to 1pm, Tuesday 12 July, we will not be able to take payments online or by phone. Please do not try to use these services during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience.

£150 energy bill rebate for council tax bands A to D

The government is providing a £150 one-off energy bills rebate for households in bands A to D, registered for council tax at 1 April 2022, except where the property is empty or a second home. For information on when and how you will receive the rebate, go to £150 energy bill rebate. To download the government's leaflet, go to your council tax bill explained.

Council tax bills

You usually get one bill a year for each property. The person living in the property normally pays the bill.

Use our online My Account services to:

  • get your bills electronically
  • check your payment amounts
  • check your payment dates
  • check the household details that we use to work out your bill
  • set up a direct debit

Login to My Account below. You can create an account if you don't already have one.

My Account – council tax

How much you pay

The amount you pay depends on the valuation band given for your property.

Valuation band Council tax 2022/23 Council tax 2021/22
Band A £1,156.74 £1,121.16
Band B £1,349.53 £1,308.02
Band C £1,542.32 £1,494.88
Band D £1,735.11 £1,681.74
Band E £2,120.69 £2,055.46
Band F £2,506.27 £2,429.18
Band G £2,891.85 £2,802.90
Band H £3,470.22 £3,363.48

The overall increase for 2022/23 is 3.17%.

The share that goes towards council services has increased by less than 3%, of which 1% is allowed by the government to help pay for adult social care, and the rest will go towards children's social care.

There is an increase of less than 4.8% on the share that goes towards policing and community safety, and an increase of less than 1.95% on the share that goes towards fire and rescue services.

You may be entitled to council tax discounts, exemptions or council tax support depending on your circumstances.

Paying your bill

Direct debit is the fastest and easiest way to pay your council tax bill.

You can pay your council tax online by credit or debit card.

Pay your council tax