Council Tax Information

Council Tax

Council tax helps pay for local services.

Council tax helps pay for local services like providing care, schools, policing and rubbish collection. It applies to houses, bungalows, flats, maisonettes, mobile homes and houseboats. The Council Tax is a contribution towards the total cost of providing services to all of the residents who live in the South Somerset District Council area. It is not a payment for services actually received or used by the individual resident or household.

Advice & Guidance

For all the information on how to pay Council Tax, how it is calculated and what to do if you have received a reminder.

What's new?

Find all the latest information on changes to Council Tax.

Your Council Tax Bill Explained

A detailed guide to your Council Tax bill

Empty Home Review

Empty Home Review September 2018

Online Services

We offer a wide range of Council Tax online forms and other useful documents

Your Guide

2018/19 Council Services & Council Tax Guide