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Council Tax

Pay your Council TaxPay your Council Tax

How to pay Council Tax and what happens if you don't pay it.

Set up a Direct DebitSet up a Direct Debit

No hassle, setting up a Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay.

Choose ebilling

We will send you your Council Tax bill online as soon as it becomes ready and you can help us save the environment by reducing paper waste.

Council Tax discounts, reductions and disregardsMoney off your bill

Find out what help you can get to pay your Council Tax.

Moving in or out of NewhamMoving home

You should tell us about your move to make sure you pay the right amount of Council Tax.

PropertiesBands and what you pay

Find out how your bill is calculated and how much you must pay


How to appeal your bill and challenge your band.

Typing on a keyboardContact us

If you have a different query, our contact form is the easiest way to speak to us

Contact us

  • Council Tax and Benefits Service
    PO Box 23504
    E15 4UU
    Contact us form

    020 8430 2000