From 13 January 2018 new rules came into effect which meant that companies are banned from charging any fees on card payments; this also applies to Local Authorities and other government agencies such as HMRC. As a result, because the Council will have to pay for the cost of credit cards from this date, we have decided to no longer accept credit cards at all for the payment of Council Tax and Business Rates.
Using our online secure shopping basket you can pay using debit, credit or prepaid card. We accept Delta, Maestro, MasterCard and Visa cards.
Please Note: For security reasons we are unable to accept payments of more than £5,000 in a single transaction and your card company/issuer may impose a lower limit for internet use of their card.
Online payments are accepted for
What can I pay with?
We accept Delta, Maestro, MasterCard, Visa credit / debit cards. (We do not accept credit card payments for business rates and council tax).
Unfortunately we do not accept Diners Club or American Express.
Alternatively you can speak to a member of staff and make payment by debit or credit card over the telephone for a wide variety of services. We also have an automated telephone payment service for a limited number of services (including council tax, business rates and Penalty Charge Notices, where you can pay using a touch tone phone 24 hours a day by calling 01372 474020.