Council Tax: Frequently Asked Questions

Yes - The full year's tax is payable in ten monthly instalments from 1st April to 1st January each year. It is better and cheaper for the Council to pay by Direct Debit.

  1. What is Council Tax?
  2. How is the value of the property decided?
  3. What are the valuation bands?
  4. Which Band is my property in?
  5. What if I think my property has been over valued?
  6. Is there any help available?
  7. How is the tax calculated?
  8. How much is the Council Tax?
  9. Can I pay the new tax by instalments?
  10. Who has to pay Council Tax?
  11. What happens about empty properties?
  12. What are the main exemptions for unoccupied and unfurnished properties?
  13. Has the Council introduced any Local Exemptions?

Contact Information:

By post: Council Tax, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, PO BOX 3446, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1NY

By telephone: 01628 683850

By email:

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Modified: 2012-10-09
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:59:40
Author: Allison Helyer
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