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http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/32658/How-to-Pay-your-Council-Tax Last modified February 15, 2017 11:38

How to Pay your Council Tax

Council tax must be paid as shown on your bill. You can arrange to pay your Council Tax in up to 12 monthly instalments from April to March each year.

How to Pay your Council Tax

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the most efficient and convenient way to pay Council Tax.

You can pay by direct debit if you have a bank or building society current account. We offer four different payment dates 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd.  If you ring 01279 655261 and ask for ext 3006 and tell us your bank details, we can then arrange to set your Direct Debit up for your over the phone.

Or alternatively complete and return the pdf icon Council Tax - Direct Debit Mandate [64kb] to: East Herts Council, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ.

On-line

Online Payment - pay by credit or debit card using our secure payment form.

NB: There will be an additional 2% charge for a council tax bill paid using a credit card. (This charge will not be applied if you make payment using a debit card)

Bank Transfer (via Internet)

If you would like to make an internet payment the council's bank details are:

Sort code: 60-02-36

Account number: 52507637

Account name: 'Direct Credit Account'

You must quote your council tax account number as a reference only, this can be found on the front of your bill. Please allow 5 working days for payments to reach us.

Standing Order

If you would like to pay your Council Tax by standing order, the council's bank details are:

Sort code:  57-23-07

Account number: 00000000

Account Name: "Collection Account'

You must quote your council tax account number as a reference only, this can be found on the front of your bill.

By Telephone

You can pay by debit card or credit card by calling the Council's 24hr Automated Payments line on 01279 502222. You will need your Council Tax account reference number which is shown on the front of this bill.

Or by Debit or Credit Card* phone 01279 655261 please select the Council Tax and Business Rates option

NB: There will be an additional 2% charge for a council tax bill paid using a credit card. (This charge will not be applied if you make payment using a debit card)

 

By Post

Cheques should be made payable to: East Herts District Council. Please write your council tax account reference number on the back of your cheque and send it to: Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, Herts, SG13 8EQ.

We cannot accept cheques with future dates on or cheques made payable to someone else.

At the Post Office

If you would like to pay your Council Tax at the Post Office, the council's bank details are:

Sort code: 57-23-07

Account number: 3572307

Account Name: 'Collection Account'

You must quote your council tax account number as a reference only, this can be found on the front of your bill.

At the Bank

If you would like to pay your Council Tax at the Bank, the council's bank details are:

Sort code:  57-23-07

Account number:   00000000

Account Name: "Collection Account"

You must quote your council tax account number as a reference only, this can be found on the front of your bill.

At the Council Offices

Using our automated payment machines at Bishop's Stortford Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm Charringtons House,The Causeway

Using our automated payment machines at Hertford Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford

You will need your council tax account number on your bill. Please do not post cash through our letter boxes.

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Further questions about How to Pay your Council Tax

e: revenues@hertspartnership-ala.gov.uk

t: 01279 655261

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