- How you could reduce your Council Tax bill
- Responsibility for paying Council Tax
- 2020-21 Council Tax valuation bands
- Council Tax appeals
- Change of address
- What to do if you can't pay your Council Tax
- Council Tax scams and fraud
- Steps we take to recover unpaid Council Tax
- Adult Social Care precept information
- Council Tax discretionary reduction
Council Tax payments
Payment made before 4.30pm Monday to Friday will be shown on your Council Tax account the next working day. Payment made after 4.30pm or at any time on a Saturday or Sunday will be shown on your Council Tax account after two working days.
Other payment options
Payments in person suspended
Please be aware that due to the current coronavirus situation all of our buildings are closed to the public, and all payments in person have been suspended.
By Direct Debit
Direct Debit is the easiest and most secure way to pay.
We can offer multiple options for Direct Debit including weekly, fortnightly, or monthly on the 1st, 10th, 20th, or 25th. Monthly payments can be collected over 10 or 12 months.
All Direct Debits are covered by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
Pay with your debit card by phone (or by touchtone) 24 hours a day by calling 0800 052 3455.
At your bank, telephone or internet banking
Quote your 8 digit account number as a reference. Payment should be made to:
Gateshead MBC Council Tax
Sort code: 20-59-42
Account number: 83543617
Payable to Gateshead Council. Write your Council Tax account number on the back of the cheque and post to:
Corporate Resources, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.