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.

You can set up your Direct Debit online.

  • For Council Tax, you can also print the Icon for pdf Direct Debit mandate [92.34KB] and return to us or call 01507 601111, select Council Tax, followed by 'Set up a Direct Debit' during office hours and we'll do it there and then for you.
  • For Business Rates, print the Icon for pdf Direct Debit mandate [132.8KB] and return.  If the bill is in your name and you are the bank account holder, you can also call us on 01507 601111, select Business Rates, during office hours and we'll do it there and then for you.

Please have your account reference number and bank details ready when you call.

If you are already paying by Direct Debit, your payments will continue each year - unless you cancel the instruction with your bank or building society.