We don’t decide which band you are in. If you think your council tax band is not correct, you should contact the government’s Valuation Office Agency.
Generally, you can appeal against your council tax banding within six months of:
If you make a proposal to the VOA, they must make a decision within four months of receiving it, and tell you of the decision and the reasons for it. Once you receive the VOA officer’s decision, if you do not agree, you have three months to appeal to the independent valuation tribunal.
For a full list of circumstances when a valid appeal against your council tax banding is permitted contact:-
You must continue to pay your council tax bill while you have a banding query / proposal / appeal pending.
The Valuation Tribunal Service publishes guidance covering all aspects of classes of appeal on their website.
Appeals against council tax support (previously known as council tax benefit)
You can appeal against our decision about:
To appeal for any of the reasons above
You must first write to us so that we can reconsider the case. If you would like to know more about the appeal procedures including the use of valuation tribunals please call 020 8753 1667.
Further information and guidance notes are available on the Valuation Tribunal Service website.