Council tax

Council tax is charged for most households with just one payment for each home.  Here you can find out how much you have to pay, the banding for your home and if you are entitled to a discount or exemption.  You can also see how the council tax you pay is spent on council services.

What you get for your council tax

What you get for your council tax

Did you know that just 11% of your council tax goes to High Peak Borough Council? That's just £174.42 each year per Band D property!

Sign up to e-billing!

Sign up to e-billing!

E-billing is the new way to receive your Council Tax bill, Business Rates bill & Benefit letters. Click here to find out more and register.

Who should pay

Council Tax is payable on most domestic dwellings whether rented or owned. Find out more information here.

Pay your Council Tax

Pay your Council Tax

How to pay your Council Tax, including online or by direct debit.

Council Tax reduction

Formerly Council Tax benefit - you may be eligible for Council Tax reduction if you are on a low income. Full details in this section.

Collecting unpaid council tax

It is our aim to collect all instalments as they fall due. Where instalments become overdue, the statutory recovery process will begin.

Council tax and benefits contact form

Use this form to make a general enquiry about council tax, benefits and payments.

Last updated: 20th March 2014

Can't find what you are looking for? Try the A to Z