Paying your Council Tax Bill by Direct Debit
If you wish to pay your Council Tax by Direct Debit and are not currently paying by this method, a form is provided on the back of your Council Tax Bill OR click on the Useful Documents link on the right to download a form. The form should be printed, completed and returned to the address shown on the form.
Direct Debit is the easiest and cheapest method of making payment, both for you and us. In addition, by reducing administration costs, paying by Direct Debit helps to keep the level of everyone's bill down.
When you agree to pay by Direct Debit you are automatically covered by the following guarantee:
Direct Debit Guarantee
This Guarantee is offered by all banks and building societies that accept instructions to pay Direct Debits
If there are any changes to the amount, date or frequency of your Direct Debit Tendring District Council will notify you 10 working days in advance of your account being debited or as otherwise agreed. If you request Tendring District Council to collect a payment, confirmation of the amount and date will be given to you at the time of the request
If an error is made in the payment of your Direct Debit by Tendring District Council or your bank or building society you are entitled to a full and immediate refund of the amount paid from your bank or building society
- If you receive a refund you are not entitled to, you must pay it back when Tendring District Council asks you to
You can cancel a Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may be required. Please also notify us