The Council collects Council Tax from around 73,000 households for itself, Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridgeshire Police, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Fire Authority and town and parish councils in Huntingdonshire. For details on these Authorities, please use the relevant links on the right hand side of this page.
Each year the Council sets the level of the Council Tax depending on how much each authority needs to raise from local people. The Council Tax bills for 2013/14 totalled £106.2m(Gross Debit). A full list of all the Council Tax charges can be found on our Bands and Charges page.
Direct Debit Payments:
Payment by Direct Debit is the most convenient and cost effective method for paying your Council Tax bill and around 75% of our customers choose to pay by this method.
Set up a Direct Debit Instruction today by any of these methods;
- Ring us on 01480 388030 with your bank details ready.
- Click on the Apply for Council Tax Direct Debit button at the top of the page to download a form and return it to us.
Your reference number must be quoted when returning the form to this office. This is shown in the black box on the top right hand corner of your bill and is an eight digit number starting with a 4.
Further details of all methods of payments available can be found using the How to Pay Your Council Tax button at the top of the page.
We also have an online payments service which can be accessed using the Pay Council Tax button at the top of this page.
If you require any assistance in obtaining your reference number or have any enquiries regarding Council Tax please call us on 01480 388030.
Information leaflet for customers struggling with their finances:
A leaflet which has been compiled jointly with several other local organisations can be found in the Linked Documents section on the right of this page.
It gives contact details and aims to help those in need get back on track and direct them to the right place for support and advice on a number of areas including housing repair assistance, disabled facilities grants, debt counselling, welfare advice, help with optimising benefits to reduce the money owed or agreeing payment arrangements.
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