If you think you are in the wrong band you can appeal by contacting the Valuation Office Agency.
You can appeal against the council tax band that your property has been placed in on the following grounds:-
Where there are physical changes in the locality affecting the value; or within six months of the following:-
Reductions or increases in value resulting from the general state of the housing market do not affect the banding of your property.
Your appeal should be sent to:
Valuation Office Agency
Castle Meadow Road
Tel: 03000 501 501
or alternatively you can appeal on-line by contacting the Valutation Office Agency
Please note that making an appeal does not give you the legal right to withhold payment of your Council Tax. Please continue to pay as you have been billed. If your appeal is successful any over-payment will be refunded to you.
The charges for 1st April 2015 to 31 March 2016
The charges are made up from several other organisations as well as the District Council:
Each year our local town councils and parishes set their budgets and agree on how much money they will need to pay for their services, this amount is called the parish precept. The parish precept figures for 2014 / 15 are listed below:
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Council Tax Office Opening times:
Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.15pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.45pm
Visits by appointment only after 4.30pm Monday to Thursdays and 4pm on Fridays.