Council Tax and Benefits
Council Tax is charged on every home and is collected by local authorities to pay for local services.
Upload evidence Upload evidence for Council Tax, Housing Benefit, Local Council Tax Support, Gateway to Homechoice and Housing Options Team. You will need to provide your reference number. Pay Council Tax by Direct Debit Set up or amend a Direct Debit Pay Council Tax online Make an online payment Register for Council Tax and Change of Address If you are moving to, moving within or moving out of Colchester Borough, we need to know Housing Benefit & Local Council Tax Support Claim, Report a change, Welfare Reform, Information for Landlords, Fraud and other benefits. Discounts, Exemptions and Flooding Relief Find out more about Student, Single Person and Disability Reduction. Exempt/Empty properties, Disregarded persons, and Flooding Relief. Other Benefits You may be missing out on financial help that you are entitled to through welfare benefits. Council Tax bandings and how much you pay View your property's Council Tax banding and view your Council Tax account details online. What happens when you do not pay Council Tax These pages explain what happens if you can't pay or have missed a payment.