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Convenient ways to pay your Council Tax Bill
Online Key - You can view your account online at: https://myaccount.ipswich.gov.uk using your online key which is supplied overleaf. Your online key will be updated every time a new bill or notice is produced.
Moving Home - Please use the change of address form
Applying for a single person discount - Please use the self service form
Phone- If you are experiencing financial difficulty and you are unable to bring your account up to date:
You could be eligible for Council Tax Reduction which helps towards paying your Council Tax. For further information and to find out if you qualify for Council Tax Reduction by using the online calculator, please visit www.ipswich.gov.uk/CTR If you are of working age you may also be entitled to Universal Credit. You can apply for Universal Credit at www.gov.uk/apply-universal-credit. If you are entitled to Universal Credit the Department of Works and Pension may inform the Council and we will use this as your application for Council Tax Reduction.
This authority is under duty to protect the public funds it administers and may use the information held on our records for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering funds for these purposes. Further information about this can be found at www.ipswich.gov.uk/privacy When you contact us we do not disclose any information until we are satisfied you are the individual named on the account. To establish this you will be asked certain questions to verify your identity. We cannot discuss your account with a third party without your written authority to do so.
Free advice on money and debt
For free advice on money and debt, contact any of the agencies below who will be able to offer support:
Step Change Debt Charity - 0800 138 1111 www.stepchange.org
Citizen’s Advice - 0300 330 1151 www.citizensadviceipswich.org.uk
National Debtline - 0808 808 4000 www.nationaldebtline.org