A List Of Council Tax Rates

Council tax rates are a system of local taxes  in the United Kingdom (U.K.) countries of England, Scotland and Wales.  Introduced in 1993, the purpose for the council tax system is to fund services provided by local government.

The council tax rates for each country are based on income bands set by the respective countries.  In England there are 8 bands, lettered A through H.  For Scotland, 9 letter bands range from A to I and in Wales, there are 8 bands, A through H. The respective countries determine the specific tax rates per band and have the authority to make changes to that rate from time to time.  The income bands, by country are:

England

A – up to 40,000 pounds
B – 40,001 to 52,000 pounds
C – 52,001 to 68,000 pounds
D – 68,001 to 88,000 pounds
E – 88,001 to 120,000 pounds
F – 120,001 to 160,000 pounds
G – 160,001 to 320,000 pounds
H – 320,001 and up

Scotland

A – up to 27,000 pounds
B – 27,001 to 35,000 pounds
C – 35,001 to 45,000 pounds
D – 45,001 to 58,000 pounds
E – 58,001 to 80,000 pounds
F – 80,001 to 106,000 pounds
G – 106,001 to 212,000 pounds
H – 212,001 and up

Wales

A – up to 44,000 pounds
B – 44,001 to 65,000 pounds
C – 65,001 to 91,000 pounds
D – 91,001 to 123,000 pounds
E – 123,001 to 162,000 pounds
F – 162,001 to 223,000 pounds
G – 223,001 to 324,000 pounds
H – 324,001 to 424,000 pounds
I – 424,001 and up

Although it is not possible to list each council tax rate for every U.K. taxing council, information about the council tax can be found through the Valuation Office Agency.

 

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