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What is Council Tax?


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Contact information

Contact:

Council Tax Liability and Billing team (Telephone and postal enquiries only )

Address:

Civic Offices, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes, NE Lincolnshire , DN35 8LN

Telephone:

01472 326287 option 1

Fax:

01472 324322

Email:

counciltax@nelincs.gov.uk

Opening Times

Monday:

08.30 - 17:30

Tuesday:

08.30 - 17:30

Wednesday:

08.30 - 17:30

Thursday:

08.30 - 17:30

Friday:

08.30 - 17:30

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Bank Holidays:

Closed

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Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates Leaflet 2014-15

Information on how Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates are set, precepts for police and fire, how to pay and how to contact us

4.3MB

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Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates Leaflet 2013-14

Information on how Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates are set, precepts for police and fire, how to pay and how to contact us

6.2MB

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Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates Leaflet 2012-13

Information booklet about council tax and business rates for 2012-13.

7.2MB

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Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates Leaflet 2011-12

Information booklet about council tax and business rates for 2011-12.

4.1MB

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How Council Tax is set, the legislation that we follow, charges for this year and information and advice if you can't pay your bill.

The money raised through Council Tax is part of the overall amount of money spent in North East Lincolnshire to provide services for local people.  Other money comes from central government (Revenue Support Grant and Non-Domestic Rates). 

The amount of Council Tax payable is based upon the following:

  • The total value of taxable property (the tax base)
  • The amount required to fund the service requirements of North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police, Humberside Fire Authority
  • The amount required to fund Town/Parish Councils (in certain areas)

The tax base is calculated using the following:

  • A Council Tax band D equivalent
  • This is then charged in accordance with property bands determined by the Valuation Office

Most domestic buildings are subject to Council Tax:

  • There is one bill per dwelling, whether it is a house, bungalow, flat, maisonette, mobile home or houseboat, and whether it is owned or rented
  • Each dwelling has been allocated one of eight bands ( bands A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H) according to its open market value on 1st April 1991
  • Your Council Tax bill shows which band applies to your dwelling
     

The administration of Council Tax follows the legislation set out in the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (99/03) and the Council Tax (Amendment and Enforcement) Regulations 1992.  For more information about this legislation and other legislation relating to Council Tax you can visit www.legislation.gov.uk/

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