My Council Tax Pay, report changes and view your account online. Set up a Direct Debit The simplest way to pay your Council Tax or Business Rates is by Direct Debit. It is an easy and secure way to pay. Apply for a reduction Change in circumstances If there is a change in your circumstances, for example, if you move address or start running a business from home, you must inform us immediately. Report a change of address Change your instalments Did you know that you can pay your Council Tax over 12 months rather than the usual ten? Ways to pay You can pay your Council Tax and Business Rates online, over the phone, by Direct Debit or in person at any Post Office or PayPoint station. View your account online You can view your Council Tax account online. You can also receive your bills electronically without the need for paper bills.