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The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) have notified us of number of incidents whereby victims have been offered ‘low-cost loans’ from 'staff' claiming to be from the DWP, in an attempt to steal their identity.
The DWP will NEVER approach you on the street or online to ask for your personal or financial details.
If you have any concerns about the safety of your personal information, speak to a member of Jobcentre staff or get help from Action Fraud.

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Council Tax penalties

From 3 June 2019, the Council Tax and Benefits team will apply a penalty of £70 for customers who fail to notify us of a change in their circumstances, which could affect entitlement to a reduction.

For further details, see Penalties.

Council Tax

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View your Council Tax account online

You can now manage your Council Tax account directly using our new secure online portal

Who pays Council Tax?

The law defines who is responsible for paying the Council Tax of any property

How can I pay my Council Tax?

Choose the method of payment that suits you best

How is my Council Tax spent?

The amount of Council Tax that you have to pay is determined by the 'banding' that's allocated to your property

Problems paying Council Tax?

We may be able to come to a payment arrangement that you will find easier to budget for

Discounts and exemptions

If you think you may be eligible for any reductions please contact us to apply


Information about Penalties

Appealing your Council Tax Band

If you disagree with the band that has been applied to your property you may appeal to the Valuation Officer at the Inland Revenue

Council Tax Reduction

Find out about reductions to Council Tax including exemptions and discounts

Change of address

If you're moving please let us know by using our online form