What Council Tax is, bands and bills

What Council Tax is and how it's calculated, who is liable to pay, find your Council Tax band, charges and bills.

What Council Tax is and your yearly bill

Council Tax is payable on residential properties, such as houses and flats. It's a yearly charge for the services we provide, such as:

  • schools and education
  • social care
  • libraries
  • rubbish and recycling collections 

For more on how your money is spent in Haringey, including a statement from the Leader of the Council and a breakdown of total council funding, download our Council Tax mini guide.

The Greater London Authority (GLA)

Your bill also lists the amount we collect on behalf of the Greater London Authority (GLA) to help fund:

  • the Metropolitan Police
  • London Fire Brigade
  • transport services

For more information go to your Council Tax and the Greater London Authority.

Understanding your bill

Every year you are sent a new Council Tax bill. For more on what's in your bill, go to understanding your Council Tax bill.

How much you pay

The amount you pay is calculated according to the banding of your property. Find out more about Haringey Council Tax bands.

Contact customer services: Council Tax