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Pay your Council Tax

There are several different ways that you can pay your Council Tax. All payments (other than direct debit) must be paid on or before 15th of the month.

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the most efficient and convenient way to pay your 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 of the month.

You can  Set up your Direct Debit online.

Online

Pay your Council Tax online by debit or credit card using our secure payment form.

If you pay using a credit card there will be an additional 2% charge. There is no additional charge if you use a debit card.

Bank Transfer (via Internet)

If you would like to make a payment via an online Bank Transfer, 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 24 hour Automated Payments line on 01279 502222. 

You will need your Council Tax account reference number which is shown on the front of this bill.

If you pay using a credit card there will be an additional 2% charge. There is no additional charge if you use a debit card.

 

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

You can pay your council tax using one of our automated payment machines in our offices.

Bishop's Stortford Office
Charringtons House, The Causeway, CM23 2EN
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5pm

Hertford Office
Wallfields, Pegs Lane, SG13 8EQ
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5pm

You will need your council tax account number on your bill.

Please do not post cash through our letter box.

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