Council tax bands
Find your council tax band
Council tax property bands
The level of council tax for your property is based upon a valuation set by the Valuation Office Agency, which is part of the HM Revenue and Customs.
There are eight separate bands (A to H).
You can check the value of your property on the Valuation Office Agency website.
|Band||Value of property||Council tax payable|
|A||Up to £40,000||£967.53||£18.61|
|B||£40,001 to £52,000||£1128.79||£21.71|
|C||£52,001 to £68,000||£1290.05||£24.81|
|D||£68,001 to £88,000||£1451.30||£27.91|
|E||£88,001 to £120,000||£1773.81||£34.12|
|F||£120,001 to £160,000||£2096.32||£40.32|
|G||£160,001 to £320,000||£2418.83||£46.52|
Some properties are exempt from council tax.
If you own or live in a property described below and your bill does not show that the property is exempt from council tax, please contact us for advice.
|A||Require or are undergoing major repair or undergoing structural alteration (exemption allowed for up to one year only or 6 months from completion of the works, whichever is sooner)|
|B||Are owned by a charity (exemption allowed for up to six months only)|
|C||Are unfurnished (exemption allowed for up to six months only)|
|D||Are left empty by someone who has gone to prison|
|E/I||Are left empty by someone who has moved to receive personal care in a hospital or a home, or elsewhere|
|F||Are waiting for probate or letters of administration to be granted (exemption continues for up to six months after being granted).|
|G||Are empty because occupation is forbidden by law|
|H||Are waiting to be occupied by a minister of religion|
|J||Are left empty by someone who has moved out to provide personal care to another person|
|K||Are owned by a student and were last occupied by that student|
|L||Have been repossessed|
|Q||Are the responsibility of a bankrupt's trustee|
|R||Are sites for an individual caravan or mobile home, or a mooring|
|T||Are difficult to let because they are linked to, or in the grounds of, another property and may not be let separately from that other property without breaching, planning permission. The liable person must, however, live in the other property to qualify.|
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