Council services during the COVID-19 outbreak

Maintaining essential services to support your health and wellbeing

Council Tax

Your Cheshire East account will be unavailable from 7.00pm on Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 02 April 2020 while we perform essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Support for residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

We're offering residents whose employment or income has been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic the opportunity to delay payment of Council Tax. There are 3 options available;

  1. Defer Council Tax payments June – February
  2. Defer Council Tax payments June – March
  3. Defer Council Tax payments July – March

Use our online form to apply

If you pay by direct debit and your instalment date is 1 or 5  April 2020 you'll need to contact your bank to cancel your direct debit.

Coronavirus – COVID-19

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.

Council Tax Court Hearing - 26 March 2020

The court has adjourned all cases to a new hearing on 25 June 2020. A letter will be issued to you to confirm the new hearing date.

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