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        Changes that might affect your Council Tax

        We need to know about changes in your circumstances that may affect the Council Tax that you are liable to pay. Examples of changes that may affect your Council Tax are: If you change address. If you are getting a single person discount and another adult moves in. If you are a single parent getting a single person […]

        Where your Council Tax goes

        Where your Council Tax goes 2019/20 Thanet District Council, Kent County Council, The Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent and Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority together deliver most of the local services in your area. If you live in an area with a parish or town council or that has charter trustees, they […]

        Parish & town council precepts

        Some areas within Thanet have parish or town councils or charter trustees and they also ask Thanet District Council to collect their “precepts”. These precepts are calculated by the parish, town councils or charter trustees and then divided up as shown below. Area Tax Base 2019/20 £ Precept 2019/20 £ Band D 2019/20 £ Band […]

        How your Council Tax is calculated

        The Council Tax for Thanet District Council is worked out by looking at what money is needed to run the services we provide, based on what we have set as our budget for the coming year. The total amount of Council Tax we need to collect is identified as the difference between the budget we […]

        Arrears and debt recovery

        Your Council Tax bill tells you how much Council Tax you have to pay for the year and the dates you have to pay it. If you’re on a low income or are entitled to a benefit paid by the Department for Work and Pensions or the Pension Service you may be entitled to Council Tax […]

        Council Tax premium for long-term empty properties

        An additional amount of Council Tax (a premium) is charged when a property has been empty for two years or more. From 1 April 2019, the premium is set at 100%. This means that if you own a property which has been empty and unfurnished for two years or more, you will be charged an […]

        Who should pay the Council Tax bill?

        We work out who is responsible for paying the Council Tax by looking at the ‘Hierarchy of Legal Interest’ at the property. This ‘hierarchy’ is defined in government regulations and is based on the ‘status’ of the person(s) living at the property. The ‘highest’ person in the list below is the person who will be […]

        Pay Council Tax with internet banking

        You will need the following information if you use your internet account or if you set up standing order payments with your bank Bank: National Westminster Bank PLC Sort code: 60-14-05 Bank account number: 67834000 Payee: Thanet District Council Reference: Your Council Tax account number

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