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3. Council Tax

If you are new to the area and need to register for Council Tax you will need to contact your district council.

For payments, information on discounts or general queries about your Council Tax bill, please contact your district council.

Use a map to select your district council
Enter your postcode to find out which district council area you live in

General information is available on the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) website.

Your Council Tax helps pay for vital services, including education, caring for people in need, maintaining the road network and protecting our environment. It also pays for services at district and town or parish level, as well as supporting the emergency services such as the fire service and the Police. The money raised though Council Tax is shared out between the following authorities:

  • The County Council
  • Your District Council
  • Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority
  • Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner

Parish or Town Councils in some parts of Buckinghamshire

Council Tax revaluation

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is responsible for assessing all domestic properties in England and Wales and placing them in the appropriate banding for council tax purposes. The Council Tax revaluation in England has been postponed. More information can be found on the DCLG website.

You can contact your local Valuation Office by telephone on 03000 501501.

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Last updated: 18 December 2018

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