How to pay council tax

You can pay your council tax by any of the following methods. You will need your council tax reference number which you will find on your bill.

Pay online or over the phone

Go to the Tower Hamlets Web Payments page for 24 hour secure Internet payments service.

You can make a variety of payments using this secure site with most major credit or debit cards (not Diners Card, American Express or Solo).

You can also call our 24 hour automated service on 020 7364 3800. You can pay with most major credit or debit cards (not Diners Card, American Express or Solo).

Please note: Credit card payments will incur the issuers transaction fee. The appropriate percentage charge will be notified before the payment is taken.

By Direct Debit

  • Complete the instruction enclosed with your bill
  • Contact the revenue services team and we will be pleased to set up a direct debit instruction over the phone or send you a form
  • Download a direct debit instruction (PDF, 89kb)

The direct debit payment will show as 'LBTH Council Tax' on your bank statement.

Other payment methods

By telephone or internet banking with your bank

  • Sort code: 08-90-76
  • Account number: 61200069
  • Your 10 digit Council Tax reference number

and email corresponding remittance advices to revrem@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Setting up a Standing Order with your bank

  • Sort code: 08-90-76
  • Account number:

    61200072

  • Your 10 digit Council Tax reference number

and email corresponding remittance advices to revrem@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Paying from outside the UK

If you are paying in a currency other than sterling you must cover any shortfall resulting from the exchange rate or costs associated with converting the payment into the other currency.

Please give your bank the following Tower Hamlets details:

  • BIC: CPBKGB22
  • IBAN: GB15CPBK/089076/61200072
  • Reference: Your 10 digit Council Tax reference number

In person at a Paypoint outlet or the Post Office

You can pay at any outlet displaying the Paypoint or Post Office symbol by presenting your council tax bill together with your payment. There is a barcode on the front for this purpose.

By Cheque

By cheque made payable to: "London Borough of Tower Hamlets" and addressed to PO Box No. 429, 62 Roman Road, London E2 0XA

Please write your 10 digit account number with your name and address on the back of the cheque. Do not send cash.

We do not send receipts for postal payments unless you ask for one and provide a stamped addressed envelope.

From Tuesday 2 April 2013, the Cashiers' office at Albert Jacob House, 62 Roman Road E2 0PG will be closed permanently. You will no longer be able to make payments from this location.

How to contact us

The Revenue Services team

Revenue Services Department

The Town Hall Mulberry Place

Source: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

Category: Taxes

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