Can you pay your council tax at a PayPoint?

You can make a payment towards your Council Tax account over the counter at any retailer that displays the PayPoint logo. Alternatively, you can find a PayPoint location online. If you haven’t got a PayPoint card already, you’ll need to call our Council Tax team on 01795 417272 to request one.

Can you pay your council tax in full?

You can choose to pay your full bill in a lump sum, or through instalments throughout the year. This guide outlines how you can start paying council tax on a property for the first time, what happens if you miss a payment, and what happens when you move home.

How long does a PayPoint payment take to clear?

You should allow up to 3 days for Post Office and PayPoint transactions to reach your account.

How do I pay with PayPoint?

Simply take your payment card or savings card to a PayPoint and tell the retailer how much you want to pay. You will be issued with a receipt as proof of payment, which you should keep with your licence.

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Who can be exempt from council tax?

Your property is ‘exempt’ from council tax if it’s only occupied by full-time university or college students. Student halls of residence are automatically exempt. If your property isn’t exempt, some people, including full-time students, are ‘disregarded’.

How much is Merton council tax?

Average Council Tax

The Government require the Council to express its Council Tax as an average. Merton’s average 2021/22 Band D council tax is £1,345.48.

Does council tax renew automatically?

If you set up a Direct Debit to pay your council tax, you won’t have to renew it or contact us every April. It’ll run on automatically.

What happens if you lie about council tax?

Giving false information to get CTR

Your local authority may prosecute you if you deliberately give wrong information when you apply for Council Tax Reduction (CTR), either for yourself or for someone else. They might also prosecute you if you encourage someone else to give wrong information on your behalf.

How can I get out of my council tax debt?

You should contact your council straight away. Ask to speak to someone in the Council Tax office and tell them about your situation. If you ignore Council Tax arrears, it’s likely your council will take you to court quickly to get all the money at once.

Is Post Office a PayPoint?

You can pay your rent at any Post Office or PayPoint outlet. Find your nearest PayPoint outlet. Please ensure you keep your receipt as proof of payment. …

Is there a PayPoint in Tesco?

Tesco does offer PayPoint services at their Tesco Express stores only as of 2021. Customers can pay for bills such as gas, electricity, and rent and pick up parcels with Collect+. Unfortunately, larger Tesco stores, including Tesco Extra, Tesco Superstores, and Tesco Supermarkets, do not provide PayPoint.

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Is there a PayPoint limit?

Please be aware that PayPoint imposes a transaction limit of £300 per transaction and the Post Office imposes a transaction limit of £4,000 (for fraud purposes). If you wish to make a larger payment than the transaction limit, it can be processed in two payments.

What bills can I pay at PayPoint?


  • Bill Payment. From Gas and Electricity to TV Licensing there is a wide range of bills that can be paid at a PayPoint terminal in one of our stores. …
  • TV Licence. …
  • The Health Lottery. …
  • Mobile top-up. …
  • Prepay energy. …
  • Prepaid cards & eMoney. …
  • Transport.

Can I make a PayPoint payment online?

You can top up online by using our online payment system (provided by PayPoint). Once you’re there, click ‘Top-up now’.

Can I pay water bill at PayPoint?

You can also pay at a PayPoint store using a payment booklet. If you would prefer to pay over the counter at your bank or building society, don’t forget to take your bill with you.

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