Council tax payments

Payment methods

Online direct debit

Online direct debit is the quickest and simplest way to pay your council tax bill. You can also select from six convenient dates in the month to make your payment, 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, or the 25th. Payments will be taken automatically from your bank account each month so you can be confident that you’ll always pay on time.

To set up a direct debit, log in or register for your Aylesbury Vale My Account

Online card payment

You can pay your council tax 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a debit or credit card. Log in or register for your Aylesbury Vale My Account

Alternatively, you may wish to call our 24 hour automated payment line on 0330 088 9563.

Other ways to pay

Barcoded Bill – Using the barcode on your bill, you can pay ay the Post Office/Paypoint outlet by cash, cheque or debit card. Please refer to your bill for the payment due date.

Internet Banking/Standing order – You may set up a Standing Order with your bank or building society, payment dates for this option are set as the 1st or the 16th of the month.

Please quote your Council Tax account number when paying:
Payment Ref:       Your 8 digit account number
Account name:     Aylesbury Vale DC
Account number: 00715927
Sort code:            30-00-02

24hr Automated telephone line – 0330 088 9563

Payment plans

Your Council Tax is normally payable in 10 monthly instalments, April to January, you can also select to pay your Council Tax over 12 instalments, April to March.

The number of instalments will depend on when the account/method of payment has been selected. Your council tax balance will be spread into the remaining instalment dates for the financial year and will not be extended past the last available collection date in March. This could result in fewer instalments than requested.

  • 10 monthly instalments, from April to January
  • 12 monthly instalments, from April to March
  • 2 half-yearly instalments, in April and October
  • 1 annual payment in April

Remittance forms

To provide proof of payment, please submit your remittance form here

If you have other questions please contact us. If you have a query after court action has taken place, please use this form.


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