Council tax

Service information

Council tax is collected by your council. It helps to meet the cost of local services and also to contribute towards the cost of fire brigade and police services.

Every domestic property in Blackburn with Darwen will have a council tax bill, whether it is owned, rented or empty.

The amount of council tax you pay is worked out based upon what council tax band your property is in, with property exemptions, discounts and council tax support also being available.

A bill is generally sent in mid March each financial year and runs from April 1 to March 31.

If you are responsible for paying council tax you must pay it but there are discounts, exemptions and council tax support available to those who are eligible.​

Contact details

Mail  
Phone Number(s) 0845 070 1066
Fax Number(s)  
E-mail counciltax@blackburn.gov.uk
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