Ways to pay your Council Tax
Pay in 12 instalments
You can pay your Council Tax in 12 monthly instalments from April to March, instead of 10.
Let us know
Council Tax account
Let us know you want to pay over 12 instalments through your Council Tax account.
Or you can contact us with the following details:
- name and address
- Council Tax account reference
- your bank account name, account number and sort code
- payment date you would like: 4, 11, 15, 18 or 25 of each month (these options are only available if you opt to pay by Direct Debit).
In one of the following ways:
Use our online form to get in touch.
Call 020 8871 8081 (Automated 24 hour service).
Tell us in writing:Council Tax Service
PO Box 65962
Payment due dates
If you are paying by:
- debit or credit card
- standing order
pay by the 1st of the month and by the 5 April.
If you are paying by Direct Debit, you can choose to pay on the 4, 11, 15, 18 or 25 of each month.
If we receive your request after April, your instalments will be spread over the remaining months of the year until March.
When your next annual bill is issued, you will automatically receive the full 12 month instalments.