Council Tax en Londres

The Council Tax is a system of local taxes introduced in 1993 in England, in Scotland and in Galles to finance the part of the services given by local administrations such as garbage collection, green care, etc. The base of the taxes are the residential real estate, with discounts for some types of people (singles, students, pensioners, etc.).

Substantially it is about the tax that is paid by the tenant and not by the owner of the house. The Council Tax is different based on the area of ​​London where you live and based on the greatness of the immobile. In each zone there is a Local Council that establishes to which class the property belongs and the relative expense that they incur. The tax is on an annual basis, but it is paid in monthly installments.

HOW IT IS CALCULATED

First of all, it starts with the evaluation of your house or apartment. Each housing space is inserted in a certain class. Classes are differentiated by alphabetic letters from A (the least expensive) to H.
Next we will show you the table of the evaluations of the house with the relative classes to which it belongs

  1. up to £ 40,000
  2. from £ 40,000 up to £ 52,000
  3. from £ 52,000 to £ 68,000
  4. from £ 68,000 up to £ 88,000
  5. from £ 88,000 up to £ 120,000
  6. from £ 120,000 up to £ 160,000
  7. from £ 160,000 to £ 320,000
  8. greater than £ 320,000

An annual fee payable corresponds to each class. The exact amount of each class can be modified in the case in which one is in the condition of obtaining a discount, such as being a student who goes to classes daily, have less than 20 years, etc.

PAY MODE

To pay the Council Tax there are several ways: online at the local.direct.gov.uk site, at the post office, at the bank, by phone or personally indo to the Local Council of your area.

WHERE TO GO

Normally the Council Tax factions send them directly to the house by mail, if it does not happen, you can go to your local Area Council or go to the local site.direct.gov.uk. Below we show you the list of some London offices to which to go:

London Borough of Camden Council

Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, WC1H 9JE Camden, London

Tel: 020 7974 4444

London Borough of Ealing Council

Perceval House 14-16 Uxbridge Road W5 2HL Ealing London

Tel:020 8825 5000

London Borough of Hackney Council

Town Hall, Mare Street, E8 1EA London

Tel: 020 8356 3000

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Council

Town Hall, Mare Street, E8 1EA London

Tel: 020 8356 3000

Town Hall King Street Hammersmith London

Town Hall, King Street, W6 9JU, Hammersmith – London

Tel: 020 8753 4040

London Borough of Islington Council

222 Upper Street, N1 1XR, London

Tel: 020 7527 2000

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX, London

Tel: 020 7361 3000

London Borough of Lambeth Council

Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW London

Tel: 020 7926 1000

London Borough of Southwark Council

Town Hall, Peckham Road, SE5 8UB, London

Tel: 020 7525 5000

Westminster City Council

P.O. Box 240, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QP, London

Tel: 020 7641 6000