Barnsley Town Hall

Council Tax

Information and advice on Council Tax and Council Tax Support.

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New claims for Council Tax Support

We may be able to provide you with support to help you pay your Council Tax.

Council Tax Support change in circumstances

Let us know within a month of any changes in your circumstances. This will help reduce the chance of you losing any support.

Backdated Council Tax Support

Support is normally paid from the Monday after we receive your claim, but support can sometimes be backdated to start earlier.

Annual notification of Council Tax

Council Tax is a local tax, which is charged on domestic properties or dwellings.

Council tax account enquiries

Council tax bills are issued in March each year for the financial year ahead, 1 April to 31 March.

Council tax discounts

Sometimes, discounts can be applied to your council tax bill, reducing the amount you need to pay.

Council tax exemptions

Some domestic properties are exempt from council tax in certain circumstances.

Council tax band reductions

Where a home has been adapted for the needs of someone living there who has a disability, we may be able to grant a council tax reduction

Council tax support appeals

What to do if you think the decision on your claim is wrong

Council tax support review

We will automatically revise the amount of your support every April

Contact us

For assistance with any matter relating council tax, you can contact us online, by telephone or in person

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