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Paying your Council Tax

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay which can be set up online or by telephoning 01744 675255.  You can choose to pay on 5th, 15th, 21st or 28th of the month, either over 10 instalments or spread the cost over the full year.    

You can also pay weekly, fortnightly or four-weekly by Direct Debit.  Please telephone 01744 674255 if you wish to set up one of these options.

Automated 24 hour payment line – 01744 671699

Online at www.sthelens.gov.uk/pay 

Telephone the Contact Centre on 01744 676789 from 8 am to 6 pm (Monday to Friday) and 10 am to 2pm (Saturday)

In person at the Contact Centre or at a St Helens Council library (credit and debit card only)

You will need your 9 digit account reference number.

Payment can be made at any Post Office by cash, cheque or debit card. You will need a bill or document with a barcode for this service.

Cheques should be made payable to 'Post Office Ltd'. There is currently a limit of £999 for any single transaction.

Please ensure that all payments are received by the Council on or before the due date. Payments made at the Post Office can take up to 5 working days to come through to your Council Tax account.

Payment can be made at any Payzone outlet by cash. You will need a bill or document with a barcode for this service.

Please ensure that all payments are received by the Council on or before the due date. Payments made at a Payzone outlet can take up to 5 working days to come through to your Council Tax account.

Payment can be sent through the post by cheque or postal order. Cheques should be made payable to "St.Helens Council" and crossed A/C Payee. Please send your bill with your cheque or quote your account number on the back of the cheque.

Payment should be sent to

Income Section
2nd Floor
Wesley House
Corporation Street
St Helens
WA10 1HF

Please do not send cash through the post.

Payments may be made by standing order, telephone or online banking.  

Pay:

National Westminster Bank plc, St.Helens

Account: St.Helens Council

Sort Code: 60-70-08

Number: 94231397

The full account number shown on your bill must be quoted.

Please ensure that all payments are received by the Council on or before your due date with is normally 14th of the month. Payments can take up to 5 working days to come through to your Council Tax account.