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Council tax bands and charges

Council tax bands and charges

The amount you pay in council tax is based on the value of your property and your personal circumstances

You bill is split into two parts; 50 per cent of your bill is based on the property, the other 50 per cent of your bill is based on your personal circumstances. 

What band is my property?

The value of your property is decided by the Valuation Office Agency. The agency gave your property a band based on it's value on the 1st April 1991.

If you have moved into a property that has just been built, your council tax may be calculated using an assumed band (usually a Band A), until the Valuation Office supplies us with the correct banding. 

You can check the band of your property online.

You can appeal or challenge your council tax band with the Valuation Office if you think it is wrong. 

What are the council charges?

The current council tax charges per year are: 

Valuation BandMarket Value in 19912015/ 2016 Charge2016/2017 Charge
AUp to £40,000£1,022.22£1,056.57
B£40,001 - £52,000£1,192.59£1,232.67
C£52,001 - £68,000£1,362.96£1,408.76
D£68,001 - £88,000£1,533.33£1,584.86
E£88,001 - £120,000 £1,874.07£1,937.05
F£120,001 - £160,000£2,214.81£2,289.24
G£160,001 - £320,000£2,555.55£2,641.43
HMore than £320,001£3,066.66£3,169.72
Charges from previous years are available on request.