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Council tax - bands, charges and guidance

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General Information

Including who should pay Council Tax, how Basildon Council works out what Council Tax is due and other authorities who receive a percentage of funds.

Annual Bill Explained

A quick guide to your what's on your council tax bill for 2022/23.

Bands and Charges 2022/2023

Further information on how much council tax you should pay, depending on the band of the property.

Appeal Band or Liability

How to file an appeal to change your council tax band or who is liable for a council tax bill for a specific property.

SMS Reminders

Often, Basildon Council will send a text with an important message for you. However, with more scams happening over text, it's right to be cautious. Here are some ways to spot a difference between a scam and genuine message.