Understanding Council Tax

Where your money goes

Harborough District Council is responsible for collecting Council Tax for itself and the following authorities and organisations:

The guide below explains how your Council Tax bill is calculated, alongside useful information on Council Tax support, discounts and exemptions:

Council tax leaflet title page  

Council Tax Guide 2019-20

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Council Tax Calculations 2019/20

Council Tax is calculated in accordance with the Local Government Act, 1992. The calculations are detailed in the document below:

Council Tax
2019/20
 

Council Tax calculations 2019/20

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The Council produces two summary tables detailing charges for each area and the Council Tax bands, A to H. These tables are available to download below:

Council Tax
2019/20
Appendix A
 

The District Council charge, Parish and Town Councils and Special Expenses 2019/20

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Council Tax
2019/20
Appendix B
 

The total Council Tax for all precepting bodies 2019/20, shown on the bottom of your printed Council Tax bill

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