Bournemouth Council

A Guide to Your Council Tax

We provide a guide with council tax bills to explain our budgets and spending plans for your local services


Read the 2016/17 Guide to Your Council Tax    

Read the 2016/17 Guide To Your Council Tax large print (PDF)

Read the 2016/17 Your bill explained (This forms part of your bill)


How Is Council Tax Calculated?

How we work out how much Council Tax we need to collect

This Year's Council Tax Increase Explained

Why has this year's Council Tax gone up?

Our Budget

Our gross and net budget for 2015/16 and for 2016/17

Proposed Capital Expenditure

How much we intend to spend on capital projects in key service areas in 2016/2017

Audio Council Tax Leaflet

Listen our leaflet "Your Council Tax"


Contact Us


General Enquiries

01202 451597

Council Tax Recovery

01202 451596

24hr Debit/Credit Card Payments

0330 088 7966


Revenue and Benefits

St Stephens Road


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