Council tax

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You can now register to check your Council Tax account online. Your account will allow you to view your current Council Tax bill, your balance and any payments that have been made. You can register or login to your account by visiting:

My account

Pay by Direct Debit

The best and easiest way to pay your Council Tax is by Direct Debit, this means that your payments are always made and you don't need to worry about missing a payment.

Council Tax Direct Debit instruction online form

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Online payments

You can pay your Council Tax using your Debit or Credit Card by the Internet Payment facilities. Please note that if you choose to pay by Credit Card, a surcharge will be made to cover administration costs.

Make an online payment

By telephone

You can make credit (surcharge payable) or debit card payments automatically by using our touch tone telephone service. This service can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to use this service please call 0161 627 9915 at any time.

Other ways to pay your Council Tax

In person at our Customer First offices and at any local Post Office

At the time of payment, please present your Calderdale Council bar-coded Council Tax bill to the cashier. They will process your payment and return your bill to you, together with a receipt for payment.

The amounts to be paid each month will be shown on your bill.

By post

By crossed cheque or postal / money order made payable to Calderdale MBC and crossed a/c payee only and posted to Council Tax:

Finance Cashiers, Calderdale Council, PO Box 51, Halifax, HX1 1TP

Please be sure to write the Name(s), Address(es) and Council Tax Reference(s) that your payment relates to on the reverse side of the cheque or postal / money order.

Please do not send cash through the post.

Standing order

Please contact your bank to arrange a standing order. Payment should be made to:

Natwest Bank PLC, account to be credited: Calderdale MBC Head Office Collection,
sort code 62-21-45, account no 00000000 (please fill with zero's).

Please make sure that your account reference number (please omit the spaces), amounts and due dates (as shown on the front of your bill) are also given.

Last Updated: 12/10/2004