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Council tax

Council tax

Please click here for the explanatory notes for your Council Tax Bill for 2014/15. To view the Council Tax leaflet to show where your money goes click here.

For budgetary information regarding the following please click here:

  • North Yorkshire Police Precept Information
  • North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority Budget
  • Environment Agency Budget

Please let us know of any changes or corrections we need to make to your council tax account, for example a change of name or correction to address details.

Changes to Council Tax 2014/2015

A key change for 2014/2015 is regarding empty and unfurnished properties. With effect from 1st April 2014 the current 50% discount applied to properties that are empty and unfurnished is to cease. Please follow the link above to find out more information.

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How to pay your council tax

Find out how you pay your council tax, including a direct debit form to download

CalculatorCouncil tax charges

Find out your council tax rates for this year

MovingMoving home

Tell us if you move into or out of a property in the City of York Council area

FAQsIf you are having difficulty paying your bill

If you have fallen behind on your council tax installments

Do it onlineCouncil tax eBilling

Use our council tax eBilling service to receive your council tax bill along with all the relevant supporting information electronically

StudentsCouncil tax discounts and exemptions

How to pay less council tax

HousingCouncil Tax banding enquiries

What to do if you think your property is in the wrong council tax band

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If you wish to know more about Business rates, please follow the link above

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