Cookies information

We use cookies to make the site simpler. Find out more about the cookies we use.

Website downtime

Due to maintenance our website will be unavailable on Thursday 22 February from 6pm - 9pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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

Show all parts of this guide

1. What if you cannot pay?

You need to contact us immediately if you are having difficulties paying your Council Tax. You can do this by using the contact details on this page.

We can check you are paying the right amount and whether you are entitled to any reduction, for example, a single person discount or Council Tax Reduction.

We may be able to help you by rescheduling your instalments. It is of the utmost importance that you deal with the debt before it gets any worse. Whatever your situation, please do not ignore your bill.