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Council Tax rates

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Council Tax rates for 2020/2021

  • Band A -  £1,335.59
  • Band B - £1,558.18
  • Band C - £1,780.79
  • Band D - £2,003.38
  • Band E - £2,448.58
  • Band F - £2,893.77
  • Band G - £3,338.97
  • Band H - £4,006.76

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 download the Icon for pdf Council Tax bands Preston 2020/2021 [83.61KB].

You can view information on how your council tax is spent.

Council Tax bands

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.

Band Value at 1 April 1991

  • 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 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.

e-billing

Did you know you can now sign up to receive your council tax bills via email?

Visit our Council Tax e-billing page to find out more and how to sign up.

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