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Council Tax bands and your bill

The amount we charge you in Council Tax is based on the value of your home. The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) estimated the sale price of your home as if it had it been sold on 1 April 1991.

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Bands and charges

Council Tax Band

Annual Council Tax Payable (2014/15)

A

£995.41

B

£1,161.31

C

£1,327.21

D

£1,493.12

E

£1,824.92

F

£2,156.72

G

£2,488.53

H

£2,986.23

 
The amount we charge you in Council Tax is based on the value of your home. The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) estimated the sale price of your home as if it had it been sold on 1 April 1991. The value of your home was then placed into a group (or band) of other similar valued properties.

Valuation bands

The valuation band or Council Tax for your property will determine how much Council Tax you pay.  Your home has been placed into 1 of 8 bands. 

The 1991 values are shown in the table below:

Council Tax Band

Range of Property Values (as at 1 April 1991)

A

Up to and including £40,000

B

£40,001 to £52,000

C

£52,001 to £68,000

D

£68,001 to £88,000

E

£88,001 to £120,000

F

£120,001 to £160,000

G

£160,001 to £320,000

H

More than £320,001

 Search for a council tax band for any address in the city.
 

New properties

If your property is new and has not been placed in a band yet, you can begin to make payments against your future Council Tax bill.  Please contact us.
 

Moving home - increased charges

The band may have changed if the previous occupiers built an extension to the property, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) may increase the band from the date of sale.
 

Appeal against banding

Council Tax appeals (GOV.UK website).
 

What you pay

The total amount of Council Tax you pay is made up of a number of different amounts from different bodies or organisations.  These are

  • Ourselves
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire
  • South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, and
  • There are 2 Parish Councils and 1 Town Council in the Sheffield area that incur additional parish charges.  These are Bradfield Parish Council, Ecclesfield Parish Council and Stocksbridge Town Council.

The amounts charged and percentage increase from previous financial years for each body are shown on your Council Tax bill.

Information explaining how your Council Tax bill has been calculated, together with additional financial information can be found on Information with Your Bill.

Hard copies of this information will be issued free of charge if requested in writing.
 

  • Modified: Mar 12, 2014 10:06:46 AM