Pay your council tax
Council tax is payable by ten or twelve monthly instalments in a complete financial year. Payments are due on the first of each month starting in April with the number of instalments reducing as the year progresses.
If you are a new Bracknell Forest resident you will first need to set up an account. You can do this by completing the council tax - moving into the borough form.
Ten or twelve monthly instalments
If you are an existing council tax payer, paying by ten monthly instalments, you can change to paying by the twelve monthly instalment scheme by completing the pay by twelve instalments form.
If you wish to change to paying by direct debit at the same time please complete the instruction to pay council tax by direct debit form instead and select the twelve month option.
To find out how much council tax is payable please see the council tax - charges page.
You can pay your council tax in the following ways:
Direct debit is an easy and convenient way to pay your council tax and carries a guaranteed refund in the unlikely event of error.
To arrange to pay your council tax by direct debit please complete the instruction to pay council tax by direct debit form.
Pay your council tax online through our online payments system.
You will need to provide:
- Your account name
- Account number
- Your address
- The amount payable
24 hour telephone payments
You can also pay your council tax by debit or credit card using our 24 hour telephone payments number - 01344 352007.
Payments can be made in person by cash, cheque or debit card at any Post Office. You will need to take a barcoded council tax notice with you.
Payzone retail outlet
Payment can be made in person by cash at any Payzone retail outlet. You will need to take a barcoded council tax notice with you.