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Online Payments | Direct Debit | Standing Orders and Bacs | Telephone Payments | Payments In Person  | Recovery of Unpaid Council Tax

Online Payments

Pay by credit/debit card, via our secure network, using the Online Payment Form for any of the following:

  • Council Tax
  • Fines (Car Parking / Dog Fouling / Litter)
  • Business Rates
  • General Debtors/Former Tenant Arrears
  • Mortgages

Alternatively, we have a full list of services and goods available, which you can pay for online.

We will receive your credit details using a secure server. This means the transaction is encrypted between your machine and the authority's server.


Telephone Payments

A telephone payments facility is available for:

  • Council Tax
  • Business Rates
  • Car Park Fines

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You can also make a payment by debit/credit card over the telephone, at any Customer Service Centre.

Direct Debit (DD)

You can pay your Council Tax or pay your Business Rates by Direct Debit - there are no cheques to write, no paperwork or postage and there's no queuing.

It couldn't be easier complete the Direct Debit Instruction for Council Tax on-line or the Direct Debit Instruction for Business Rates, print it out and return it to Tameside Revenues Division.

- If you are unable to complete this on-line, contact 0161 342 2015 to set up a Direct Debit over the telephone.

  • Any outstanding arrears will be collected by Direct Debit
  • Direct Debit payments are claimed on either the 1st, 15th or 23rd of the month. The choice is yours

As soon as you have set up a Direct Debit over the telephone, or your completed Direct Debit instruction is received, your instalments will be collected by Direct Debit on the next available date.

You will be notified of your instalments and the dates they will be collected on a revised bill.

Standing Orders and Bacs

Council Tax and Business Rate Payments can be made by Standing Order (at your bank) or by Bacs. To ensure your payment reaches your account you must quote the following:

  • Tameside MBC
  • Your Council Tax / Business Rates reference (this can be found on your bill)
  • Your name
  • Sort code 20-05-09
  • Account No.33782840
  • Account name: Tameside MBC Suspense
  • Barclays

Payments in Person 

You can call in at any of the following places to make a payment for a Council service or goods:


Recovery of Unpaid Council Tax (

Recovery of Unpaid Council Tax

Recovery of Unpaid Council Tax

Click here to find out what will happen if you don’t pay your council tax on time.


Contact information

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Exchequer Services
PO Box 304
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