Council Tax applies to every domestic household in the country, each receiving at least one bill or exemption notice per year. The Council collects Council Tax to help pay for local services. For more details about Council Tax and what it pays for click on ‘What is Council Tax’.
The Council Tax bill includes a significant amount of information that the Council legally has to tell you which can make the bill confusing. To help you understand your bill, there is an image of a typical bill below. By placing your cursor (or hovering your mouse) over any numbered area of the image it will bring up a brief explanation of the information highlighted.
On the reverse on the bill are details of how you can make payment, how to contact this office and opening times. Further information on how your Council Tax is spent and discounts and exemptions that are available can be found in the booklet that accompanies your bill.