Your Council tax rates are based on 'valuation bands', which were set according to a property's value on 1 April 1991. Find out how to check or challenge your council tax band.

2019/20 council tax rates

These council tax figures apply to areas of York not covered by a Parish Council (unparished areas), from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020; they include contributions for both fire and police services. Charges for properties within a Parish Council area are slightly higher because they include a contribution towards your parish.

Band Range of values (of the property in 1991) Council tax charges
AR* Up to £40,000 £920.72
A Up to £40,000 £1,104.86
B £40,001 to £52,000 £1,289.00
C £52,001 to £68,000 £1,473.15
D £68,001 to £88,000 £1,657.29
E £88,001 to £120,000 £2,025.58
F £120,001 to £160,000 £2,393.87
G £160,001 to £320,000 £2,762.15
H more than £320,000 £3,314.58

*The 'A-Reduced' (AR) band applies to people who live in Band A properties and are eligible for disabled relief on their council tax.

2019/20 council tax 'percentage increases'

Your 2019/20 council tax bill shows 'percentage increases' for both your area charge and your Adult Social Care contribution. The way these percentages are calculated relates to the 'combined charge' for these elements, in the previous year. To clarify the calculations, we've prepared an example:

Example based on 'Band D' property not covered by a parish council

In 2018/19 the area charge was £1,210.37 and the Adult Social Care contribution was £78.01, so:

£1,210.37 + £78.01 = £1,288.38 combined charge

In 2019/20 the area charge has a £22.55 increase, and the Adult Social Care contribution has a £19.32 increase. When these figures are divided by the previous year's combined charge the 'percentage increases' are revealed:

£22.55 ÷ £1,288.38 = 1.75% area charge
£19.32 ÷ £1,288.38 = 1.50% Adult Social Care Contribution

How council tax money is used

Our Council Tax 2019/20 'charges leaflet' provides more information about how we'll use your Council Tax, and your contributions towards other services.

Adult Social Care precept

Your council tax includes a charge towards Adult Social Care. This charge is known as the 'Adult Social Care Precept'; the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government have allowed councils to add this charge in each financial year between 2016 and 2019/20. Download the Statutory Demand Regulation Amendment for Adult Social Care 2017.

Police precept

Your council tax includes a charge towards policing in our area. This charge is known as the 'Police Precept' and is set by North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Previous council tax rates

Get details of previous council tax rates and bands.

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