What is Council Tax
This page explains what council tax is, how to find the amount you should pay, any benefits or discounts and how to pay.
Council tax is the form of local taxation on residents and owners of domestic dwellings who are designated as ‘liable persons’.
How much is my council tax?
You can also visit the Gov.UK council tax pages (opens new website) to work out your council tax.
How to pay
Benefits and reductions
Read about the Council Tax Reduction Scheme which can help with the payment of council tax bills.
You can also apply to find out if You Can Claim any benefits which may help you with rent or council tax.
Read about possible council tax reductions and discounts
If you’re a new resident, or are moving within the Newport area use the online Change of Address form to tell us of changes.
If you’re moving away from Newport, let us know by completing the online contact us form.
More about council tax
Council tax contributes about 10% of Newport City Council’s income and goes towards the council’s running expenses in providing services to the community.
The council gets the other 90% of its income from government grants, business rates, and other charges.
Download the Police and Crime Commissioner Gwent Budget 2014/2015 (pdf).
The council collects tax on behalf of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and several community councils.
Your bill will show how much is going to each of these organisations and how much is for the council.
The Valuation Office Agency (opens new website) lets you search for the current valuation band of any listed property in England and Wales.
The 1993 Valuation List uses property prices as at April 1991 and the 2005 List uses prices as at April 2003.
National Fraud Initiative
Newport City Council, along with other councils in England and Wales, is required to take part in the National Fraud Initiative data matching exercise…
ContactNewport City Council
Old Station Building
Email: email@example.comTelephone: (01633) 656 656
Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm