Council tax must be paid for all properties.
Council tax is a local tax that councils must charge to help meet their costs. It covers about 27% of council’s costs. The rest comes from a variety of other sources.
Properties for which you may pay council tax include:
- mobile homes
How council tax is worked out
You pay council tax for any property you live in, and you also pay council tax for unoccupied properties.
Every property in England, Wales and Scotland is given a band from A to H. The amount of council tax you have to pay depends on which band your property is in.
Apply for discounts or a refund
You can apply for a single person discount, a vacant property discount or a refund by logging-in to My Account. You can create an account if you don't already have one.
To apply for other types of discount, go to our council tax discounts section.