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.
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. If you need help, email email@example.com or phone us on 0191 433 4646.
The Government has announced a programme of additional help for those receiving Council Tax Support. If you are entitled to any additional help towards your Council Tax you will be sent a revised Council Tax bill with an explanatory letter. In the meantime, we are advising anyone who is concerned about making a payment to contact the Council Tax team at Gateshead Civic Centre by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 0191 433 3600.
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.