Questions and answers

What is Band C council?

What is Band C council?

Every home is allocated one of eight bands, A to H. The banding is based on the value of your home at 1 April 1991. Band C – property value over £52,000 and up to £68,000. Band D – property value over £68,000 and up to £88,000.

What is the rateable value of my house?

The rateable value of your property is shown on the front of your bill. This broadly represents the yearly rent the property could have been let for on the open market on a particular date.

What is the rateable value of a property?

Rateable value (RV) is a value that is given to all non-domestic and commercial properties. It is used to assess the amount of business rates the property owner or leaseholder must pay. It is re-evaluated periodically.

Can I query my council tax band?

You may query the council tax band for your dwelling with the VOA at any time, free of charge.

Is my Council Tax band wrong?

If you think your Council Tax band is wrong, you should first contact the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) on 03000 501 501. Many enquiries can be sorted out on the spot. In some cases, the VOA may review your band. They will write to you, usually within two months, to let you know their decision.

Where is the lowest council tax in UK?

Top ten cheapest council tax boroughs (source:

Rank Council Tax £
1 Westminster 828
2 Wandsworth 845
3 Windsor & Maidenhead 1,149
4 Na h-Eileanan Siar 1,193

How many members are on a neighborhood council?

Boards range in size from 7 to 35 members. Most board members serve two-year terms; a few Councils have four-year terms, staggered so that half the board is elected every two years. Neighborhood Councils advocate on issues like homelessness, housing, land use, emergency preparedness, public safety, parks, transportation, and sustainability.

What does it mean to be in council tax band?

What’s my Council Tax band? The Council Tax band you are in depends on the value of your home, or more accurately its value back in 1991 when the current council tax system was introduced. The Council Tax band that your house falls into will dictate how much Council Tax you pay, the further into the alphabet you get the more tax you’ll pay.

Can a house be in a different band than your neighbours?

If your house is in a different band to your neighbours, you may have a case for getting your band changed and reducing your Council Tax. But be careful: you may instead find your band stays the same and your neighbours have theirs changed so they owe more Council Tax.

Is there a public records act for Neighborhood Councils?

The Plan for a Citywide System of Neighborhood Councils – This Plan details the workings of the Neighborhood Council system. Public Records Act – A state law providing the public access to government records. Neighborhood Councils must abide by a strict time line to respond to Public Records Act (PRA) requests.