Manchester City Council

Council Tax What your council tax pays for

The council tax you pay makes up 25.8% of total council income.

Find out how the council spends your council tax and how you can reduce your bill:  Council Tax: the year ahead 2016/17

Part of your council tax goes towards the police, fire and rescue, waste disposal and transport services for Greater Manchester. These amounts are called 'Greater Manchester precepts and levies'.

Read about your council tax contribution to local policing (external site).

See how the fire and rescue service spends your council tax money.

Read about your council tax contribution to waste disposal

See how the transport levy from your council tax is spent.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority website (external site). 

 Council tax also helps to pay for a wide range of local services.

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