Council tax is a compulsory tax applied to every domestic property in the country. Council tax rates are changed on a yearly basis and are normally set at the beginning of March. Further information can be found on the following pages:
Council Tax charge for 2013/14
Find out the council tax charge for your property and which Parish your property is located within, by entering your postcode at:
How your Council Tax is calculated
Your yearly council tax charge is based on the area you live in, known as the parish, and the valuation of your property, known as its banding. For more information see:
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