Council Tax

Paying your Council Tax by Direct Debit

Have you thought about paying your Council Tax by Direct debit?. If you’re not already paying by Direct Debit it’s easy to set up.

Paying your Council Tax the Direct Debit way means you can choose which of our five monthly payment dates suits you best (1st, 5th,10th,15th, 22nd, 27th). In addition, because it is automated you won’t have to worry about missing a payment, and yet you stay absolutely in control and can cancel the Direct Debit at any time.

Manage your Council Tax online

To keep track of your Council Tax payments, look at bills and statements of account you can set up an account.

Covid-19 and Council Tax

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Support for residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic or financial difficulties

Have you fallen behind with your payments? If you cannot afford your payments and want to request that your instalments are rearranged to make them more manageable, fill in our online form.

Financial support

We are looking to support residents who are experiencing financial difficulties. You should check your eligibility for Benefits by visiting or contact the Council Tax team if you are unable to pay your bill.

The Cheshire East Emergency Assistance scheme is a safety net for people in crisis. This is a non-cash scheme, but we can help in other ways.

Contacting Us

We aim to respond to you within 20 working days or sooner if we can, however it may take longer if we need further information or if we are busy. If you can avoid contacting us within this timeframe this will help us with service delivery.

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