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Contact: Council Tax - Residents contact details

Team phone

01527 881671

Team email


Market Street,
B61 8DA


Normal office hours are Monday to Friday 9-5pm, except Tuesdays 10-5pm

Council Tax

Your annual Council Tax bill is the total amount charged for the provision of your local public services.

Claim Discounts and Exemptions

Find out more about Council Tax discounts and exemptions including how to apply for and cancel a Single Persons Discount and how to tell us about a bereavement

Having problems paying?

If you are struggling to pay your Council Tax don’t let problems grow, contact us. The longer arrears build up, the harder it will be to clear the debt

How much is my Council Tax?

How much you pay will depend on your property Council Tax band, whether you live in a parish, and which parish you live in

How your Council Tax is spent

Here's how each Council Tax authority - us, the county, police, fire, and parishes - budget your Council Tax

My Services

You can view and manage your accounts for council services online using My Services here. This service replaced Connect Online.

Pay your Council Tax

We believe paying for your Council Tax should be quick, simple and convenient. That’s why we offer a whole range of ways to pay, so you can choose the one that suits you best

Set up an online account for Council Tax

Check and manage your Council Tax account online. Sign into or set up your online account here

Sign up for Paperless Bills

Paperless bills are easy to access anytime and eco-friendly. Go paperless and get your Council Tax bill sent by email