Below you will find commonly asked questions about Council Tax. If your query isn't answered here, please email us.
Q. How do I find out about the Mayoral precept?
To find out about Mayoral precept visit the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority's website.
Q. How do I find the charges for 2023/24?
View Council Tax charges for 2023/24
View more information on Council Tax Bands and Charges page.
Q. How do I check my Council Tax account?
To check your Council Tax account sign in or register at My.Huntingdonshire and follow the instructions. To see personalised information you will need your Council Tax account reference which is shown on your bill (8 digits starting with a "4").
This option has only recently been added and more items will be added to the details you can see in the coming months.
Q. How do I let you know about a change of address or name?
Q. How do I apply for a discretionary payment arrangement?
Q. How do I set up or change a Direct Debit?
Complete the Direct Debit instruction form online or call us on 01480 388030 - you'll need your bank account number, sort code and Council Tax reference to hand. You can also use this form to change your bank details.
Q. How do I notify you of a death?
Q. How do I notify you of a change of tenants in my rental property?
If you want to tell us about a new tenancy or the end of a current tenancy, please complete the online form. . You will need to provide the full names of the tenants and the start/end date of the tenancy before we can amend our records.
If you want to tell us something else about a tenancy please email us at email@example.com.
Q. How do I add my partner's/joint tenant's name to the Council Tax account?
If you currently claim single person discount, fill in this form to cancel it.
If you don't currently claim single person discount and the additional person is moving from another address in this area, the additional person can fill in this form (select the 'Moving within Huntingdonshire' option).
For anything else, please contact us.
Q. How do I make a payment?
See the Payments page for information about how your can pay your Council Tax.
Q. How do I apply for Council Tax support?
Read the information on the Council Tax Support page and complete the online form.
Q. How do I find out about empty property discounts?
Read the information on the Council Tax Discounts page and contact us if you think a discount applies.
Q. How do I apply for a second home discount?
Q. How do I apply for an annex discount?
Q. How do I apply for an exemption?
Read the information on the Council Tax Exemptions page and complete the online form.
Q. How do I apply for a disregard?
Read the information on the Council Tax Disregards page and complete the online form.
Q. How do I find out what band I am in?
You can look up your Council Tax band on the Valuation Office Agency's website - you will need your postcode. If you don't know your postcode you can look it up on Royal Mail's postcode finder.
Q. How do I contact the enforcement agents (bailiffs)?
Our enforcement agents are Jacobs Enforcement or Newlyn Plc.
Q. How do I find out the amount that will be deducted from my salary?
You can look this up on the attachment of earnings calculator.
Q. How do I find out more about Council Tax rules?
Guide about Paying the Right Level of Council Tax