Understanding your Council Tax bill

Council Tax bill - 2019/20

The example below contains an explanation of the terms contained in your Council Tax bill. Click on the pink question mark symbols for more information.

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COUNCIL TAX
2019/20 Bill
FIRST NAME SURNAME
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X
Person(s) responsible for the bill. In most cases this will also be the address that the Council Tax bill is for.

ADDRESS LINE 1
ADDRESS LINE 2
SOUTHAMPTON
POSTCODE
Property subject to council tax: 
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X
If the bill is for a different address it will appear here.
Date of Issue: 4 March 2019
Your property is in Council Tax band _. The 2019/2020 tax for this band is £_____, an increase of __% on the previous year. The tax is made up as follows: 
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X
Your Council Tax band and breakdown of the contribution towards services. More information here.
Southampton City Council
£___ (Increase of ___% on last year)
Southampton City Council*
£___ (Increase of ___% on last year)
Police and Crime Commissioner for Hants
£___ (Increase of ___% on last year)
Hampshire Fire Authority
£___ (Increase of ___% on last year)
*The Council Tax attributable to Southampton includes a precept to fund adult social care.

Council Tax for period 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020
£___
less 25% discount single occupier
£___

 
Amount payable for 2019/2020
£___
?
X
Total amount you need to pay for the period of the year, and includes any discounts, reductions or exemptions awarded to you.

Balances outstanding for other financial years £____
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X
Council Tax owed from previous tax years. This is not included in the instalment plan below and must be paid as soon as possible.
INSTALMENT PLAN 
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X
Details of your plan, showing the dates when you need to pay each instalment by and the amount due by each date. To view our payment options, visit waystopay

YOUR COUNCIL TAX BILL IS PAYABLE ON THE 1ST AS FOLLOWS:

01.04.2019    £_____
01.05.2019   £_____
01.06.2019    £_____
01.07.2019    £_____
01.08.2019    £_____
01.09.2019    £_____
01.10.2019    £_____
01.11.2019    £_____
01.12.2019    £_____
01.01.2020    £_____


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You can also reach our Frequently asked questions on Council Tax