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Council Tax

You can create a My Council Tax online account to set up or change a direct debit, change your address, apply for certain discounts, and check your band and payments online (at the moment, we are unable to provide paperless billing).

If you have an account, ​​​​​​​sign in to My Council Tax here. For help with your account, email counciltax@westberks.gov.uk.

Council Tax Bills 2024/25

Council tax bills will be delivered in March 2024 and will set out how much council tax you need to pay in 2024/25.

Pay your Council Tax

How to pay your council tax by Direct Debit, online, cheque, phone, standing order or PayPoint, as well as changing your instalments.

My Council Tax

Login to or create a My Council Tax account to set up or change a direct debit, change your address, apply for a discount and check your band and payments online (at the moment, we are unable to provide paperless billing).

Council Tax bands and charges

Your band, how much you need to pay and making a challenge.

Council Tax reduction, discounts and exemptions

Find out about reductions, discounts or exemptions for your Council Tax bill, including Single Person Discount and Disabled Reduction and changes to the empty (unoccupied and unfurnished) charges (from the 1st April 2024).

Ask for advice about your Council Tax

Ask for help with new or existing Council Tax accounts, or tell us you've changed your name.

Tell us that you're moving home

Let us know your change of address when you are moving home, whether you're moving into, out of or within West Berkshire.

Problems paying your Council Tax

What to do if you're struggling to pay your Council Tax bill or having issues with My Council Tax or the online payment system.

Report Suspected Council Tax Fraud

Help stop fraudulent Council Tax and Council Tax reduction claims.

Find your Council Tax account reference

You can find your Council Tax account reference in the top right hand of the first page of a Council Tax bill.

'Freeman on the land' and challenges to paying Council Tax

Information about liability for paying Council Tax and 'Freeman on the land'.

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