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Reduce your bill

Help to reduce your bill

Council Tax discounts

See if you're eligible to pay less

Council Tax exemptions

Find out when a property may be exempt from council tax

Council Tax support

How to apply for council tax support

Payment schedule

If your current payment date is inconvenient, consider paying by Direct Debit as this gives you a choice of payment dates

If you are still having difficulty paying

Please contact us straight away. We may be able to agree a revised schedule of payments which will be easier for you to keep to.

If you do not pay your council tax, we will take steps to recover the money.

Debt advice

You can get free, independent and impartial advice over the phone from:

Or you can get free advice face to face at your nearest Citizens Advice Bureau or visit National Debt Line

You can also visit GOV.UK for more information on managing debt.

The Financial Services Authority Moneymadeclear offer money management tips and advice.

Advice and support if you're struggling to make ends meet

If you are struggling to pay your council tax bill, please contact us straight away. There are a number of ways we can help.

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to council tax support . You may qualify for a council tax discount or exemption, which could reduce the amount you have to pay.