Pay your council tax

Pay your Council Tax

Pay by Direct Debit

The most convenient way to pay your council tax or business rates is by Direct Debit from your bank account. Please have your Council Tax Account number, Bank Account number and sort code ready.

Set up council tax Direct Debit online

Set up business rates Direct Debit online

If you need to change an existing direct debit please call 01327 322190.

A third party can pay your Council Tax or Business Rates via Direct Debit using the relevant form below.

Council Tax third party payer Direct Debit

Business Rates third party payer Direct Debit

Pay online

You can pay using our online payment system. We accept payment by VISA, Mastercard, Switch/Maestro and Visa Delta.

Pay council tax online

Pay by phone

You can pay over the phone using our Touch Phone service at any time using Maestro, Delta, Visa or Mastercard.

Call 01327 322350 and follow the instructions.

Pay at Post Office or PayPoint location

Cash payments can be made anywhere you see the PayPoint sign. Post Offices will accept payments by cash, cheque or debit card.

You can also pay by Girobank payment at the Post Office.

Our account number 4145127. You must quote your name, address and council tax account number. Please allow five working days for Girobank payments to reach us. Please note, Girobank may make a small charge for this service.

Pay by post

You can pay by cheque or postal order

Please add details of what the payment is for

  • in a covering letter or
  • on the back of the cheque / postal order

and send it to:

Finance Department
South Northamptonshire Council
The Forum
Moat Lane
NN12 6AD

Pay in person

You can pay in person by cheque or debit and credit card only - we cannot accept cash at our offices.

The Forum
Moat Lane
NN12 6AD

We are open between 9:00am and 5:15pm Monday to Friday.

Pay by Standing Order

If you wish, you can set up a standing order with your bank to pay your council tax.

The Council's bank is Natwest and you will need to credit our account:

Account number: 07845537
Sort code: 55-70-06

You must quote your council tax account number as a reference. Please allow five working days for standing order payments to reach us.

Please note - this is an expensive way for us to collect payments. We would prefer you to pay by Direct Debit if you are able to help us keep our costs down.