Council tax

Council tax is set by councils to help pay for local services such as refuse collection, schools and libraries. It is a property-based charge with one bill for each household. The amount payable depends on the band the property is placed into by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).

Council tax guide 2014-2015 

A guide to what your council tax pays for.

Help paying your council tax bill

Council tax support is a discount that helps people on low income to pay their council tax. To see if you are eligible please complete a new claim form.

Pay your council tax by direct debit for a chance to win £25,000

Ealing Council is one of 16 London councils which have teamed up with Bacs Payment Schemes Ltd to offer council tax payers a chance to win this prize. Direct debit is the most convenient way to pay your council tax, saving you time as your bills are paid automatically. Switch to this payment method before 5pm on 11 July 2014, to be in with a chance!

Annexe discount - new for 2014

From 1 April 2014 annexes used by the occupier of the main house as part of the main home, or annexes occupied by a relative of the person living in the main house will be entitled to a 50 per cent reduction in the council tax payable on the annexe. Find out if you qualify.