Council Tax bands

Council Tax bands charges 2023/ 2024

How much you pay depends on which band your house is in.

Find your band on the Scottish Assessors' website

The Lothian Valuation Joint Board decides which band each home is in. If you disagree, you can appeal the decision.

Council Tax charge increase 2023/ 24

Councillors have agreed to a 5% increase across all Council Tax bands in 2023/ 24. Your monthly instalments may have increased by more than this if you received the £150 cost of living payment in 2022/23 and your bill was reduced by this amount.

Band Council Tax Water Sewerage Total
A £965.13 £154.98 £179.88 £1,299.99
B £1,125.98 £180.81 £209.86 £1,516.65
C £1,286.84 £206.64 £239.84 £1,733.32
D £1,447.69 £232.47 £269.82 £1,949.98
E £1,902.10 £284.13 £329.78 £2,516.01
F £2,352.50 £335.79 £389.74 £3,078.03
G £2,835.06 £387.45 £449.70 £3,672.21
H £3,546.84 £464.94 £539.64 £4,551.42

Download Council Tax charges leaflet 2023 (PDF)

Download Council Tax funding by service area 2023 (PDF)

Download Council Tax finance information 2023 (PDF)

Find out about the Council budget and key facts about the services we provide.

Scottish Water and waste water

Household water supply and waste water (sewerage) charges are increasing by 5%. Your Council Tax bill includes the charges for your water supply and waste water collection services from Scottish Water. These charges allow Scottish Water to operate and improve services in communities across Scotland.

For more information check Scottish Water household charges.

Visit the Scottish Water website to find out more about their customer charter and keep up to date with what they are doing in your area. You can also email or call their free 24 hour helpline on 0800 077 8778.