Council Tax: paying your Council Tax

Council Tax: pay by direct debit

Due to essential maintenance  our online forms not be available for use from 5.00pm 31st March 2021 to midday 1st April 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience


You can choose to pay by direct debit on the 1st, 11th, 20th or 28th of each month.

New Council Tax direct debits and change of account

If you wish to:

  • Set up a brand new Council Tax direct debit if you don’t currently pay this way
  • Change the bank/building society account you are paying your direct debit from

then please complete our online form.

Pay your Council Tax by direct debit

Please have your bank details with you when you phone.

This service is not available between 6:30pm and 8pm due to system maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Contact us about your Council Tax direct debit

If you need to contact us to discuss your Council Tax direct debit, you can:

  • Email us at [email protected]
  • Call us - 0300 330 7000
  • Write to us at the following address

Revenue & Benefits
Northampton Borough Council
The Guildhall
St.Giles Square