Manchester City Council

Council Tax How we work out your Council Tax when you move into Manchester

You should tell us as soon as as possible. If you tell us quickly we will send you a bill straightaway giving you more time to pay it. It must be paid by 31 March.

How we work out your Council Tax
When you move to Manchester we will charge you from the date you moved in to your new home. Your old council will charge you up to the date you left their area.

You moved to a new address in Manchester on 16 May 2013. Your new address is a band B property:

  • Your old council will charge you for the 45 days between 1 April 2013 and 15 May 2013.
  • Manchester will charge you for 320 days from 16 May 2013 to 31 March 2014.

To work out the charge at your new address in Manchester using this example 
We will charge you for 320 days Council Tax for the period 16 May 2013 to 31 March 2014:
£1032.11 (band B annual charge) รท 365 (days for this year) x 320 (days at the property) = £904.86

Your bill will be for £904.86

Remember to tell your old council you have moved so they get your charge right.

Tell us about your change of address

Check Council Tax charge for your home

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