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We provide a guide with Council Tax bills to explain the budgets and spending plans for your local services
If you have an annexe in your property, you will have to pay council tax on that separate self-contained unit. Find out more here
What to do if you are moving in or out, becoming the only occupier, buying a property, renovating, or are a landlord whose tenants have changed
What we mean by your "sole or main residence" and how it could affect your council tax if you live alone
Who pays for the council tax depends of how the property is rented. Find out what applies to your property here.
Council Tax Scams - Don't be a victim. There are a number of Council Tax scams targeting the Bournemouth area.
You can see examples where the law has changed who pays for council tax due to a house being a house in multiple occupation.
Organisations who can help with free budgeting, money management and debt advice
You can view your account on our online portal. You can see what payments you've made and how much you need to pay.
If you don't pay your council tax by the due date, we'll send you a final notice. If you still don't pay, you'll be taken to court.
Paying council tax is a legal requirement. Find out what it is and who has to pay it.