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Council Tax is a local charge on all households and pays for local services such as schools, libraries, leisure facilities and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on how much the property you live in is worth.

How bands are set

Your Council Tax bill includes charges for both water and waste water (sewerage) services. 

We collect these charges on Scottish Water's behalf and will be shown on your bill. For further information on these charges, please call the Scottish Water helpline on 0845 601 8855 or go to Scottish Water.


Council tax banding 2016/17
BandCouncil TaxWaterSewerageTotal
A* £646.11 £110.70 £128.50 £885.31
A £775.33 £132.84 £154.20 £1,062.37
B £904.56 £154.98 £179.90 £1,239.44
C £1,033.78 £177.12 £205.60 £1,416.50
D £1,163.00 £199.26 £231.30 £1,593.56
£1,528.05 £243.54 £282.70 £2,054.29
F** £1,889.88 £287.82 £334.10 £2,511.80
G** £2,277.54 £332.10 £385.50 £2,995.14
H** £2,849.35 £398.52 £462.60 £3,710.47

* - Band A property entitled to the Disabled Banding Reduction

** - Further information on changes to charges for band E to H is available on the Council Tax changes page.

How much you pay depends on which band your house is in. Each band is calculated as a proportion of band D. These proportions are decided by Scottish Assessors Association.