Council Tax is a tax which is collected on all domestic properties. There are approximately 61,725 domestic properties in Pembrokeshire. Money raised by the tax is used to partly fund services provided by the Council.
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There is one Council Tax bill for each domestic property. Usually, the person living in the property is responsible for paying the bill.
Spouses and partners who live together are both responsible for paying the bill.
The person at the top or nearest to the top of the following list has to pay the bill:
You can't be responsible for paying the bill if you're under age 18.
If you're still unsure about paying the bill please contact us on 01437 764551 or visit one of our Customer Service Centres
Payment of Council Tax
Council tax is normally paid in 10 monthly instalments, however, you are able to opt to pay over 12 months. To qualify to pay by 12 monthly instalments you will need to telephone Revenue Services, by the 15th April, to ensure that we action your request in time. Requests received after the 15th April will result in the instalments being spread over the whole months remaining in the year.
All domestic properties have been valued and put into a ‘valuation band’. The band is placed on the property by the Valuation Office Agency. The current Council Tax valuation list is effective from 1st April 2005 but is based on the market value of the property as it was on 1st April 2003.
The valuation band determines how much Council Tax you pay. The table below shows the different bands.
If you have a query about the valuation band of a property you should contact
The District Valuer
Valuation Office Agency
Tel: 03000 505505
|Valuation band||Value of property|
|A||Up to £44,000|
|B||£44,001 - £65,000|
|C||£65,001 - £91,000|
|D||£91,001 - £123,000|
|E||£123,001 - £162,000|
|F||£162,001 - £223,000|
|G||£223,001 - £324,000|
|H||£324,001 - £424,000|
The Council has calculated its tax base for 2017-18 at 55,919.65 and set the council tax at £883.15 (band ‘D’ equivalent). Council has also resolved that an additional Council Tax premium of 50% be introduced for Second Homes from the 1st April 2017 for the 2017-18 financial year.
The tax levied for each property band throughout the County in respect of the County Council’s expenditure including levies, and the Police & Crime Commissioner Dyfed Powys precept of £11,959,610 is shown below:
|Pembrokeshire County Council (£)||588.77||686.89||785.02||883.15||1079.41||1275.66||1471.92||1766.30||2060.68|
|Police & Crime Commissioner Dyfed Powys (£)||142.58||166.34||190.11||213.87||261.40||308.92||356.45||427.74||499.03|
|Property band ratios||6/9||7/9||8/9||9/9||11/9||13/9||15/9||18/9||21/9|
In addition to the above, council tax is collected in respect of the precepts paid to town and community councils. The band `D' tax for each community precept can be viewed by clicking the calculation link below. By applying the above property band ratios to the band D tax shown, the tax for each property band in respect of each local precept can be calculated
To find out the amount due for your property this financial year use the Services in your area function (simply type in your postcode and then click on the property you are searching for).
This information can also be found on the Valuation Office Agency (opens new window) website.