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Council Tax

NOTICE: If you've received a letter from us asking you to confirm your entitlement to a Single Person Discount, please complete our Single Person Discount Review form.

Council Tax is a local tax set by councils to help pay for local services, such as bin collections. This section contains information about how much your Council Tax is, how to pay your Council Tax and how you can apply for a discount or exemption on your bill.

  • Pay your Council Tax

    There are several different ways that you can pay your Council Tax. All payments (other than direct debit) must be paid on or before 15th of the month.

  • Online Account - Council Tax

    Registering for an online account is free and easy and will allow you to view your Council Tax details online, report a change of address, sign up for a Direct Debit and search Council Tax bands.

  • Moving In or Out of East Herts

    If you are moving home in to or out of East Herts please let us know so that we can send you your new council tax bill as quickly as possible.

  • Single Person Discount Review

    We're carrying out a review of Council Tax discounts currently in place across East Herts. If you've received a request for information about your Single Person Discount please complete our Review Form online.

  • Disabled Reduction Review 2017

    We're carrying out a review of Council Tax discounts currently in place across East Herts. If you've received a request for information about your Disabled Persons Council Tax Reduction please complete our Review Form online.

  • Empty Homes Review 2017

    In support of the government's initiative to tackle the shortfall in national housing we are currently undertaking a review of some homes registered as empty. If you have received a letter asking for this information please complete our online below to update the record for your property.

  • Council Tax Bands & Charges

    All properties come under a band (A to H) which determines how much Council Tax should be paid on that property.

  • Council Tax Amounts 2017/2018

    View the Council Tax charges for the area you live in.

  • Council Tax Forms and Leaflets

    A full list of all our Council Tax forms, including registering for Council Tax, Exemptions, Discounts and Band Reductions.

  • Council Tax Appeals

    There are a number of grounds on which you have the right to appeal, including if you believe your Council Tax Banding is incorrect or if you believe you should receive a discount.

  • Council Tax Recovery & Financial Support

    If you get into payment difficulties and you can't afford your instalments, call us straight away on 01279 655261. We may be able to help you by making a different payment arrangement.

  • New Properties & Completion Notices

    Information on how we decide on when a new property is complete and therefore liable for Council Tax, completion dates and how you can appeal your completion notice.