Payments and balances
Pay your Council Tax or check your balance online. To pay online you will need your account number and a credit or debit card.
Contact the Council Tax team
Anyone who is concerned about making a payment for Council Tax should contact the Council Tax team. You can also speak to the Council Tax team by telephone on 0191 433 3600 for help or advice.
Council Tax support
If you are on a low income you may be entitled to Council Tax support. Visit Council Tax support for more information and to apply online.
Council Tax scams
Beware of current Council Tax scams and fraud. Find out more to help protect yourself.
Freeman on the land - Council Tax legality
Council Tax is something you cannot legally opt out of paying, despite the beliefs of movements such as 'Freeman on the land'. Read more about Council Tax legality.