Pay your Council Tax

How to pay

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest, most convenient and cost effective way to pay your council tax.

To set up a Direct Debit for your council tax please see our Direct Debit information to be able to complete a form online.  Or you can call us on 01757 705101.


You can pay conveniently and securely online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year using any major credit or debit card.

Other ways to pay

For more information about payment methods go to our payments homepage.

Instalment plans

Council Tax bills are generally paid over ten months, with nothing to pay in February and March. 

You can ask to pay your Council Tax over twelve months. To arrange this you will need to ring us on 01757 705101. 

When are payments due?

Instalments are due on the first of each month, unless you pay by Direct Debit and ask for a different payment date. (If you have to pay rent to us you can set up a direct debit for this as well.)

If you would like to pay your Council Tax over twelve months, your first payment will depend on when you contact us.

Difficulties making payment 

If you are having difficulty paying your Council Tax please contact us immediately on 01757 705101 - don't wait until we send you a reminder.

We will be able to advise you of the options available to you and make sure you are getting any discounts and support you are entitled to.