Paying for council tax and managing your account online

Other ways to pay council tax or business rates

The easiest way to pay for council tax or business rates is by Direct Debit but if you would rather, you can pay by credit card, debit card or by (direct) online banking.

Credit or debit card

To do this, you can pay online or by using our 24 hour automated telephone payment service on 020 8770 7887.

Make sure you have your council tax or business rates reference number and your card.

Online banking

To pay by BACS or CHAPS, please use our account details below and allow at least 5 working days for your payment to reach our account.

Bank sort code: 30-80-12

Bank account number: 13740960

Reference: Your council tax or business rates account number (this is shown at the top of your bill).

Important: if we do not receive your payment by the due date, you may lose the right to pay by instalments and incur costs. Find out more about late payment and recovery of council tax