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Pay your Council Tax

Council Tax is an annual charge paid on a monthly basis across 10 months of the year. You can pay your Council Tax online.

You will need a debit or credit card. You will also need your Council Tax account number - this is found on your bill, is 8 digits long and begins with a 4. 

Pay your Council Tax

If you want to spread your payments across 12 months contact us to arrange. 

Other ways to pay

Pay by telephone

You can also pay your Council Tax over the telephone. You will need a credit or debit card. Our Freephone number is open 24 hours a day. 

  • telephone (Freephone): 0800 090 22 23.

Set up a Direct Debit

When you set up a Direct Debit your Council Tax payment will be collected automatically from your bank account on an agreed date.

You can choose to pay in 10 instalments (April to January) or 12 instalments (April to March). 

We offer a choice of payment dates within the month to best suit you. You can choose for the payment to be collected on the 1st, 10th or 20th. 

Online Direct Debit mandate

If you can't use our online form to set up a Direct Debit for your Council Tax you can also contact us by:

  • telephone: 01623 457400. 

Online banking

You can make a Council Tax payment through your own bank's online system. Our details are: 

  • Account name: Ashfield District Council
  • Sort code: 20-55-70
  • Account number: 03619389. 

Use your Council Tax account number as a reference to help us process your payment. 

PayPoint or Post Office

At a PayPoint outlet - find your PayPoint nearest here  or at a Post Office - find your branch nearest here

You will need your Council Tax demand showing the barcode to make the payment.

Contact us about Council Tax

If you can't pay using online or through one of the other methods, or you have a question about Council Tax you can contact us by: 

  • telephone: 01623 457400