What happens if I don't pay my Council Tax?

If you don’t pay your Council Tax by the dates shown on your bill you will receive a reminder, and if you still do not pay you risk having a court summons and additional charges being added on top of the outstanding amount. Below outlines the following actions that will be taken:

1 Reminder notice SHOW


2 Final notice SHOW


3 Court summons SHOW


4 Liability order SHOW


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To prevent any of the above actions being taken, please ensure that your Council Tax is paid on time. If you begin to struggle with the payments, please contact us immediately. We can offer options that could help your circumstances.

Find out more about help and options available if you are struggling with Council Tax payments.