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Why have I had a Council Tax reminder?

Your Council Tax payments must be received on, or before, the dates shown on your bill. 

If you have been sent a reminder you can pay online. If you need to make a payment arrangement, please call us on 01775 761161 and select 'Council Tax' to speak with an advisor.

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Council Tax first reminder

If you miss your Council Tax instalment, we will send you a reminder giving you seven days to bring your account up to date. If you do this, we will take no further action.

If you do not pay the amount shown on the reminder within seven days of issue, we will ask the Magistrates' Court to issue a summons and costs for this will be added to your account.

Council Tax second reminder

If you pay the first reminder within seven days, but you then miss another instalment later in the year, we will send a second reminder. This will be the last reminder we send.

If you do not pay the amount shown on the reminder within seven days of issue, we will ask the Magistrates' Court to issue a summons and costs for this will be added to your account.