Choose when to pay your Council Tax

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You can choose how often you pay your Council Tax:

  • Once a year for the year ahead, in April;
  • Twice a year, in April and October;
  • 10 monthly payments, usually from April to January on the 1st of each month;
  • If you pay by direct debit, you can choose to pay on the 1st, 8th, 15th or 22nd of the month;
  • You can arrange to pay over 12 months - to set this up click on the 'Contact Us' button below.

Find out more about How to pay your Council Tax.

If you have any difficulty making payment it is important that you contact us as soon as possible - please do not wait for a reminder to arrive. If you contact us early, before recovery proceedings have commenced, we can consider your position and it may be possible to agree another arrangement.

You can contact us online to request 12 monthly instalments - simply click on the button below:

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Contact Details

Council Tax,
Ipswich Borough Council,
1W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000