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Are you struggling to pay your council tax?

Council Tax is an annual fee you pay to your local council. The cost is set by your council and goes towards funding local services. Find out more about Council Tax, how to make sure you’re not paying more than you have to and what to do if you’re struggling to pay with Debt Free London.

They say: This is the most common type of debt we see. Last year, a third of those we helped had fallen behind with Council Tax payments.


Debt Free London have 10 different Understanding Debt videos available to watch here 


  • They have advice hubs across London based in local Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other community settings. Find your nearest Debt Free Advice Centre here.
  • Need to speak to an Advisor face-to-face but can’t make it to one of their centres? Use their Video Advice service.
  • Give them a call on freephone 0800 808 5700, or use their form to request a call back.
  • Can’t talk? No problem! Use WhatsApp to drop them a message on 0800 808 5700.
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