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Council Tax Increase 2017

From 1 April Council Tax in Dundee is changing.

The council has agreed a 2.5% increase across all Council Tax bands for 2017-18

In addition from the 1 April 2017 the Scottish Government has changed how Council Tax is calculated for properties in Bands E – H this will increase the charge for these properties. Households living in properties in Bands A – D are not affected by these increases.

Scottish Water have also increased the water and waste water charges by 1.6%.

The breakdown of Council Tax charges is shown below.

Band Council Tax Water Waste Water Total
A 827.33 132.84 154.20 1114.37
B 965.22 154.98 179.90 1300.10
C 1103.11 177.12 205.60 1485.83
D 1241.00 199.26 231.30 1671.56
E 1630.54 243.54 282.70 2516.78
F 2016.63 287.82 334.10 2638.55
G 2430.29 332.10 385.50 3147.89
H 3040.45 398.52 426.60 3901.57

Help to Pay

Households with income of up to £321 per week for single households, or £479 per week for couples, lone parents and families may not have to pay the increased charge, you can apply for help through the revised Council Tax Reduction scheme.

If you are a low income household and already receive a Council Tax Reduction you do not need to reapply, your 2017/18 Council Tax notice will include any reduction you are entitled to.

How to pay

The easiest way to pay your council tax is in regular instalments by direct Debit – you can pay over 10 months or 12 months.

If you are having difficulty making your payments please contact us and we can discuss a payment arrangement with you to prevent the build-up of arrears.

For more information visit our Council Tax Bands page.