Council Tax charges per band for 2016-2017 for Leeds can be found in the Documents
section on this page. (Click to expand it).
The 2016/17 Council Tax includes an additional 2% Adult Social Care precept to help fund essential adult social care services. This ‘precept’ was suggested by central government to meet the increased demand and growing pressure on social care budgets. For further information on adult social care funding, please see the statement in the documents section.
The amount of Council Tax you pay depends on:
- the Council Tax band of your property
- the number of residents living in your property, and
- whether you qualify for Council Tax Support (a means-tested benefit which helps to pay your Council Tax).
Each domestic property (such as a house, flat or bungalow) is placed in a Council Tax band by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). Council Tax bands are a range of property values which range from A to H. These bands are not based on today’s house prices, but on what the property might have sold for on 1 April 1991. You can find out which band any property is in under Top Tasks
or by using the external link Valuation Office Agency Council Tax information.
Who has to pay Council Tax?
Council Tax regulations set out how to work out who is responsible for the Council Tax on a property. For further information see the document in the Documents section.Properties exempt from Council Tax
Some properties are exempt from Council Tax so there is nothing to pay at all. For more information.see the related pages Exemptions for occupied properties or Exemptions for unoccupied properties.Empty Properties
For more information please see the related page Empty properties and the Council Tax.Rented Properties
If you rent your home, or are a landlord, there is more information on the related pages Rented properties and the Council Tax and Council Tax Information for Landlords.