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Pay your council tax

You can make council tax payments online, by direct debit, by telephone or in person.

Council tax is a tax based on the value of a domestic property which is collected by local Councils. We use council tax to part fund some local services such as rubbish collection and roads maintenance.


Direct Debit


You can set up Direct Debit payments by calling 030 33 33 3005. Alternatively, complete and return a Direct Debit form:


Online payments


You can make council tax payments online using our secure website. Follow the online instructions, providing your council tax account number and your Credit/Debit Card details.


Post Office or PayPoint outlets


You can make council tax payments for the current tax year with your council tax payment card or your barcoded bill at any Post Office branch or PayPoint outlet. You can only make arrears payments online or by calling 030 33 33 3005.


Telephone or internet banking


You can make council tax payments by telephone or internet banking using the following details:

  • Receiving sort code: 80-11-60 (Bank of Scotland)
  • Receiving bank a/c: 06040283
  • Recipient: Dumfries and Galloway Council
  • Payment reference: Your full 10 digit council tax account number (shown on the front of your bill) followed by your property postcode without spaces. (For example, 8001234567DG12HP)
  • Your monthly Council Tax instalment amount

You should allow at least five working days for payments to reach us. If you fail to complete the narrative correctly it may further delay allocation of your payment.


Telephone payments


Use the automated service

You can make council tax payments 24 hours a day using our automated telephone system by calling 0845 603 2025. Follow the online instructions, providing your council tax account number and your Credit/Debit Card details.

Speak to an operator
You can make council tax payments during office hours by calling 030 33 33 3005 and speaking to a an operator. Our member of staff will take your council tax account number and Credit/Debit Card details.


Postal payments


You make council tax payments by posting a cheque to:

Revenue Services
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Carruthers House
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2HP

Make cheques payable to Dumfries & Galloway Council and include your council tax account number on the back.

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Contact Details

 

Council Tax

Carruthers House
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2HP

Tel: 030 33 33 3005
Fax: 01387 260326
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External Links

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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