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Council tax

Council tax is a tax on domestic property which is collected by local Councils. We use council tax to part fund some local services such as rubbish collection and roads maintenance.


How much council tax do I pay?


Council tax charges are based on the value of a domestic propertyThe costs for 2014/15 are: 

Band

Property Value

Council Tax

Water Charges

Sewerage Charges

Total

@

Disabled Band

£582.78

£105.65

£122.60

£811.03

A

Up to £27,000

£699.33

£126.78

£147.12

£973.23

B

£27,001 - £35,000

£815.89

£147.91

£171.64

£1,135.44

C

£35,001 - £45,000

£932.44

£169.04

£196.16

£1,297.64

D

£45,001 - £58,000

£1,049.00

£190.17

£220.68

£1,459.85

E

£58,001 - £80,000

£1,282.11

£232.43

£269.72

£1,784.26

F

£80,001 - £106,000

£1,515.22

£274.69

£318.76

£2,108.67

G

£106,001 - £212,000

£1,748.33

£316.95

£367.80

£2,433.08

H

£212,001 and over

£2,098.00

£380.34

£441.36

£2,919.70


The total amount payable includes charges set by Scottish Water for water and sewerage services that they provide. 


How do I pay my council tax?


You can pay your council tax online, by direct debit, by telephone or in person.


Am I exempt from paying council tax or eligible for a discount?


Some people may qualify for council tax exemptions and reductions. Our Council offers advice on eligibility for council tax discounts or exemptions and will provide application forms and guidance.


What if my circumstances have changed?


You must tell us immediately about any changes affecting your council tax account. For example, if the name on the bill is incorrect, you are moving out of the property and/or have sold the property. You are responsible for providing us with the correct information.

Related Information

Contact Details

 

Council Tax

Carruthers House
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2HP

Tel: 030 33 33 3005
Fax: 01387 260326
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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