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Council Tax Frequently Asked Questions

Make sense of your bill, understand where your money goes and what happens if you cannot pay.

Each property is valued and placed in a Council Tax band by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) - part of HM Revenue and Customs.
You can appeal to the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) if you think your band is wrong.
Council Tax is based on the valuation band of your property.
We collect Council Tax from more than 71,000 households in the district. We collect on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire and some Parish Councils.
In some circumstances you might be required, by law, to pay Council Tax for a caravan. This may include holiday parks if you are using the caravan as a sole or main residence.
How to identify Council Tax and Business Rates scams and what to do to avoid them.
Council Tax Completion Notices are issued on new build domestic properties or those nearing structural completion.
Your privacy is very important to us.
Very occasionally we get people, such as Freeman on the Land and similar groups who wrongly believe that using an archaic law means they don't have to pay Council Tax.