What happens if you don't pay your council tax?

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4. Do you need to attend Court?

There is no need for you to attend the court but you have a right to if you wish.

Magistrates will not deal with any of the following :

  • repayment arrangements
  • liability, discount and exemption queries
  • wrong council tax band
  • council tax support queries

Any queries about the summons or issues that you believe might affect your council tax charge should be directed to our Revenues Team before the date of the hearing.