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The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

Set up or change your council tax direct debit


If you prefer never having to worry about making or missing payments, pay your council tax by direct debit.

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If you're currently struggling to pay your bills, please see our financial support during Coronavirus outbreak information.

When you set up or change your council tax direct debit, you have a choice of:

  • how many instalments you pay over the year
  • the date that you want to set your direct debit up for

Your direct debt changes in line with your bill

Once you're set up to pay by direct debit, you don't need to cancel it before you receive your next bill. Your direct debit will automatically change in line with any changes to your bill.

Contact us
Council tax
03000 26 4000
Our address is:
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • PO Box 238
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH8 1FP
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