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Cost of Living

With significant rise in the cost of living we know that some households will be struggling financially, emotionally or because they need practical advice and help. Here is some key information on what support is available and how to access it. As new schemes, advice and support becomes available this page will be kept updated.

Council Tax

What is Council Tax?

Information about Council Tax and property banding

Register for Council Tax

If you buy or rent a property in the Boston area you must register for council tax.

Reporting Council Tax Changes

If you move house or your circumstances change then please tell us.

Paying your Council Tax

The council will send you a council tax bill at the beginning of each financial year (usually mid March) to notify you of the amount you need to pay on a monthly basis.

Can I reduce my Council Tax?

Information about Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Problems paying your Council Tax

To give us the best chance of helping you, contact us as soon as you think you are going to have a problem paying your bill.

Council Tax - Summons for non-payment

Information for people who have received a Summons for Non-Payment of your Council Tax

Council Tax Enforcement Rules

Information about Council Tax enforcement