How to appeal if you think your bill has been calculated incorrectly or you think your property is in the wrong council tax band.
If you make an appeal, you must continue to pay your council tax as normal until a final decision is made.
Anyone whose name is shown on your council tax bill. You can appeal either:
You can appeal your bill if you think we've made a mistake, for example:
To do this you'll need to write to us, stating that you'd like to make an appeal and detailing your reasons why.
If you make an appeal to us and you don't agree with the outcome, or we don't respond within two calendar months, you can appeal to a Valuation Tribunal. This is a free and independent tribunal, funded by Parliament, which deals with council tax and rating appeals in England. Please see their website for how to do this.
The band your property is in is the responsibility of the Valuation Office Agency rather than the council. If you think the band is wrong, you will need to contact them to appeal your council tax band.
Appeals against the band can only be made to the VOA in certain circumstances: