Ways that you can pay your Council Tax:
** For online and Direct Debit payments you will need the following information:
- Your account reference number
- Your debit or credit card details
- The amount you want to pay (this is on your payment letter)
Paypoint - a convenient way to pay by cash, debit/credit card or cheque. Find your nearest Paypoint location here or download the list of local PayPoints here. You may also be able to pay other bills such as water, electric and gas and top up your mobile phone at the same time!
Telephone - To use our touchtone system, please call (01283) 595865 at any time. You will be guided through the process and use the keys on your telephone to enter your responses. If you would like an operator to take your payment over the telephone, please call (01283) 595795 during office hours.
Post Office - You can use your payment swipe card at any Post Office. There is no charge for this service. Cheques should be made payable to 'Post Office Counters Ltd'
To ensure that your card details remain secure, you will only be able to make online payments if you have a browser which supports Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, which is an industry standard for internet payments. This means all of your personal and card details are protected using 128 bit encryption when your details are transmitted over the Internet and makes it virtually impossible for anyone else to discover and use your details. Examples of browsers which support SSL:
You can check your level of security by using your mouse to hover over a padlock icon in the bottom right hand corner of your browser window (it should be a closed padlock). When you do this, it should tell you that it is SSL Secured 128 bit.
If your equipment does not allow you to use the online payment system, then you can make a payment by telephone or by visiting us.
For further information about using the Internet safely, visit http://www.getsafeonline.org/ (external link)
South Derbyshire District Council
Telephone payments: 01283 595795
Automated telephone payments: 01283 595865
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