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What is Council Tax?

What is Council Tax?

What does my Council Tax pay for?

Council tax helps to provide the following local services:

  • Schools 
  • Libraries 
  • Refuse collection 
  • Social services 
  • Police 
  • Fire authorities

Who has to pay Council Tax?

Every household has to pay Council Tax. The amount each household in Wokingham pays is dependent on:

How is my bill calculated?

Your Council Tax bill is based on at least 2 adults living in the property as their main home. 

The charge is calculated as: 

  • 50% (=property element)
    + 50% (2 x adult residents = person element)
    = 100% liability
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