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Pay Your Council Tax

Pay by direct debit

Chesterfield Borough Council recommends you use direct debit to pay your Council Tax.

Find out more about paying your Council Tax by direct debit or ask for a leaflet about setting up a direct debit instruction.

Pay by credit or debit card

You can pay your council tax online through our website.

Alternatively, you can use our 24-hour automated telephone system on 03456 020 214.

Pay by post

Cheques and postal orders should be crossed and made payable to: Chesterfield Borough Council

Send your cheque or postal order to:

Customer Service Centre
PO Box 100
85 New Square
Chesterfield S40 1SN

Please ensure that you write the name of the council tax payer, together with their address and billing number on the back of the cheque.

Post-dated cheques will not be accepted. Please do not send cash through the post.

Pay by standing order

Please obtain a standing order form from your bank and complete it with the council's bank account details as follows:

Bank branch:

Lloyds Bank, Chesterfield
Sort code: 30-00-02
Account name: Chesterfield Suspense
Account number: 02055134

You must also quote your account reference.

Post office

On a transcash voucher available from any Post Office. The payer will be required to pay an inpayment fee to the Post Office. The voucher must show the taxpayer's full name, address, billing number and the Chesterfield Borough Council Giro Account Number 409 6711

Please note that when paying by standing order or post office giro, a minimum of four clear working days should be allowed for transmission delays.

Barcodes on bills

Barcodes can be used at post offices and any pay point outlet, as well as electronic payment machines. See a list of pay point outlets.

Council Tax is usually payable over 10 monthly instalments (if issued for the full financial year); or the number of whole months left in the financial year less one (if issued during the financial year). With effect from 1 April 2013 customers can request to pay their Council Tax over the whole 12 months of the financial year up to and including March.

If you require any further information, please call 01246 345 345.

Complete our online enquiry form.

Phone or text
Tel: 01246 345 345
Text: 07960 910 264

In person
Customer Service Centre
85 New Square
Chesterfield S40 1SN

8.30am to 5pm on Mon, Tue, Thu
10am to 5pm on Wed
8.30am to 4.30pm on Fri
9am to midday on Sat for payments

By post
Chesterfield Borough Council
Town Hall
Rose Hill
Chesterfield S40 1LP

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