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We have set the Council Tax charges for April 2016 to March 2017 as follows:
Note: These figures are for the city council area as a whole. If you live in a Parish area you will pay slightly more to pay for the Parish Council. For more details see Council Tax bands Preston 2016/17 in the documents section.
For information on how your council tax is spent please see our how Council Tax is spent page.
Council Tax is related to the valuation of your property. Each property has been valued and placed in one of eight council tax bands (labelled A through to H) by the Valuation Office Agency.
The tax band is assigned based on the estimated value of the property at 1 April 1991, they do not relate to the value of your home today.
Any improvements or alterations made to the property may affect its value or band category, but will not be taken into consideration until the property is sold.
A Up to £40,000
B £40,001 to £52,000
C £52,001 to £68,000
D £68,001 to £88,000
E £88,001 to £120,000
F £120,001 to £160,000
G £160,001 to £320,000
H £320,001 and Over
Use our handy postcode search to find out your Council Tax band. For postcodes outside of Preston you can use the GOV.UK - search your Council Tax band website.
Did you know you can now sign up to receive your council tax bills via email? See our Council Tax e-billing page to find out more and to sign up.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.
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