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Need advice on your council tax, business rates or housing benefit? Find out how we can help.

Unpaid council tax

If you have problems paying your council tax, talk to us immediately and we will consider making an arrangement with you. We have a debt policy to help anyone in this position.

We are not legally obliged to make payment arrangements, and only consider them as part of our effort to ensure all council tax payers are treated fairly and objectively. We will try to make an arrangement which you can afford, but which pays your council tax on time.

We will also try to help you if we think you may not be claiming any discount, exemption or benefits you are entitled to. Please see our section on:

There are several organisation in Leicester that can offer advice about managing your financial affairs, please see the attachment below. We also advise you take care when borrowing money, and avoid loan sharks.