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Pay your Council Tax or Business Rates

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To pay by credit or debit card you will need 

  • the amount you wish to pay
  • your debit or credit card details.
  • your Council Tax 11-digit account reference number (found on the top right-hand side of your paper bill)
  • your 8-digit Council Tax account number from your paperless bill adding a 9 at the start and a year indicator at the end (For example, 21 for 2021/22, 22 for 2022/23 ).
  • your Business Rates 10-digit account reference number starting with a 3.

Other ways to pay

If you are not able to pay by card, there are other ways to make Business rates or Council tax payments.

Data privacy

We need to store your email address to process this form. Your card details will be will be processed by Barclaycard SmartPay. Read our privacy notice for more information about how we use your personal data.

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We made some changes to this form on 10 December and it may look a little different. If you need any assistance, you can email us at customer.care@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Pay your Council Tax or Business Rates