Change of circumstances for council tax

You need to tell us if your circumstances change as this might affect the amount of council tax you have to pay.

You need to tell us if:

  • there are changes in your household or family situation (if someone moves in or out of the property)
  • there are changes to your family situation (through divorce, marriage, separation or death)
  • your name changes
  • you believe that you are entitled to a discount or an exemption
  • you believe that you are no longer entitled to a discount or an exemption
  • your bank details change and you are paying by direct debit

Please find the relevant change on the list below and fill in the form to let us know.

Moving house

You need to let us know if you are:

  • moving into the area
  • moving out of the area
  • moving within the area

Letting us know you are moving allows us to update our records and send you a new bill.

Tell us you are moving

When someone has died

When someone has died, you need to let us know.

If you are using the tell us once process, Revenue Services will be told without you having to contact us.

If you have not used the tell us once process, you should fill in the let us know a council tax payer has died form.

Let us know when a council tax payer has died

Changes to discounts or exemptions

It is important that you let us know if you are no longer entitled to a discount or exemption from council tax. We are committed to making sure that discounts only apply to people who are entitled to them.

Please let us know of any changes to discounts or exemptions by contacting revenue services.

Changes to your family or household

You should tell us when someone moves into or out of your home.

This could be because of divorce, separation, marriage or someone over 18 moving out permanently.

You do not need to tell us about students returning home for the holidays.

Tell us about a change to your family or household

Changes to your bank details

If you are paying by direct debit and your bank details change, you need to let us know.

Change your council tax direct debit details

Changes to a tenancy

If you are a landlord or letting agent and wish to inform us of a change in tenancy, please fill in the change of tenancy form.

Tell us about a change of tenancy

Contact information

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