Pay by direct debit
Direct debit is the easiest way to pay your Council Tax or business rates. The scheme is fully guaranteed. Monthly payments begin on 1 April and are due on the first day of each subsequent month. Half yearly payments are due on 1 April and 1 September. Yearly payments are due on 1 April.
Set up or amend a direct debit
You can use our online system to set up a new direct debit instruction or amend an existing one.
Have your bill to hand as you will need to know your account number. If your direct debit is submitted between 1 March and 1 April, it will not be set up in time to collect the 1 April instalment. We will advise you of your revised payment plan in accordance with the direct debit guarantee.
It is your responsibility to ensure the payment reaches us in time: