Council tax information 2023-24 Council tax is your contribution to the many services we provide, such as collecting rubbish and providing housing. Manage your council tax online Did you know you can manage your council tax online by creating a portal account? Paying your council tax There are several different ways to pay your council tax. Council tax discounts Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to a discount on your council tax bill. Find out more here. Council tax exemptions Some households do not have to pay council tax. Find out more here. Non-payment of council tax Council tax payments should reach the council on the day that the instalment is due. If you can’t pay your council tax, please let us know as soon as possible. Tell us you're moving If you are moving home within East Hampshire, leaving or moving into East Hampshire, you can let us know here. Council tax energy rebate As part of the government’s initiative to help households with rising energy costs, a £150 utility energy rebate was announced for certain households. Freeman on the land and challenges to the legality of council tax You do not have a choice as to whether you are liable for council tax and being a ‘freeman’ does not exempt anyone from paying council tax. Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Funding This scheme provides fuel-cost support for people who don't have a direct relationship with a domestic electricity supplier. Alternative Fuel Payment – Alternative Funding This scheme provides support for people using alternative fuels in their homes such as LPG, oil or solid fuel.