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

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1. What if you can't pay?

As soon as you realise you are having difficulties paying your council tax please contact the recovery team using the contact details on this page.

We can help you to find out if you are paying the right amount or whether you are entitled to a reduction, for example, with a single person discount, or with council tax support.

We may be able to help by rescheduling your instalments. Dealing with debt before it gets worse is of the utmost importance.

Whatever your situation, please do not ignore the bill.