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You can pay your Council Tax in different ways.

  • by Direct Debit
  • over the phone
  • online
  • via bank transfer
  • by standing order

You can pay your Council Tax in 10 monthly payments between April and January.

You can also ask to pay your bill over 12 months between April and March.

Your payment must reach us by the 1st day of the month it is due, unless you pay by Direct Debit.

We will tell you the amounts you need to pay at the bottom of your bill. If you find it difficult to pay by the dates shown on your bill or want to check the amount you need to pay, please contact us.

Making a payment


You can pay online using a Visa or Mastercard credit or debit card.

Internet, phone banking or standing order

Use your own internet banking service to set up regular payments to us. Quote the account number shown on your bill. Our bank details are:

Account name: Somerset Council
Account number: 00000000
Sort Code: 57-84-09


If you have a debit or credit card, use our 24/7 automated telephone payment service on 01823 210928.

At the Post Office

A payment card is available, phone 0300 123 2224 and we will send you one.

View my Council Tax account

This service allows you to pay by Direct Debit, report a change of address for Council Tax, search for a Council Tax band, sign up for Direct Debit, view your Housing Benefits, view your Business Rates details, and search for a Business Rates Rateable value.

Last reviewed: February 22, 2024 by Adam

Next review due: August 22, 2024

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