The Council Tax you pay funds services provided by us, Hertfordshire County Council and Hertfordshire Police. If you live in an area with a parish or town council, some of the Council Tax also goes to them.
Council tax news
Measures to counter fraud have resulted in the recovery of two homes owned by St Albans City and District Council.
Residents in St Albans District who sign up to receive their Council Tax bills electronically will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win £2,000.
Residents are to have an opportunity to scrutinise and raise questions about the annual accounts of St Albans City and District Council.
Good progress is being made with anti-fraud investigations by St Albans City and District Council following the acquisition of new software.
Residents in St Albans District whose income has been adversely affected by the Covid-19 crisis may be entitled to Council Tax Support.
Councillors have approved a Corporate Plan for St Albans City and District Council that will help tackle the climate emergency and a shortage of social housing.*
Investigations are underway in St Albans District to identify fraudulent claims for the single person’s Council Tax discount.
A new policy for helping people in the St Albans District who are struggling to pay their Council Tax has been published.
Vulnerable people who have been diagnosed as ‘severely mentally impaired’ may be missing out on a discount on their Council Tax.