Council Tax and Business Rates 2022-2023

What you will pay in 2022-23

There is no increase in the Council Tax for 2022-23 set by Southampton City Council.

Your Council Tax bill is administered by Southampton City Council, but not all of it pays for council services.

Example of band D charge

For a band D home paying a total of £1,956.28 in 2022-23, £1,644.39 pays for council services, £236.46 pays for policing in Southampton, and £75.43 for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Authority service.

For a band D home, this will mean an overall increase of £15.00 a year, or £0.29 per week.

To find your Council Tax band and how much Council Tax will cost for your band visit Council Tax Bands 2022-2023.


Other services

Social Care ‘Precept’

There is no increase for the Social Care Precept and no increase in the general Council Tax set by Southampton City Council for 2022-23.

Policing and fire and rescue services

The amounts necessary for policing and fire and rescue services are not set by Southampton City Council but by the respective authorities. For more information please visit: