Council tax information

Annual increase in Council Tax

Council Tax bands and property value

Your Council Tax bill shows you the annual Council Tax charge Council Tax and the band your property is in. 

The total charge for Council Tax is based on the property's value on the 1 April 1991 as determined by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).

See full Council Tax valuation information on the GOV.UK website.

Based on the value of the property, it will be put into one of 8 price bands.

Band Value of property (as at 1 April 1991) Annual Charge 2022 - 2023
A Under £40,000 £1,356.48
B £40,001 to £52,000 £1,582.55
C £52,001 to £68,000 £1,808.63
D £68,001 to £88,000 £2,034.72
E £88,001 to £120,000 £2,486.89
F £120,001 to £160,000 £2,939.04
G £160,001 to £320,000 £3,391.20
H Over £320,001 £4,069.44

Annual increase in Council Tax

Each year, the organisations who use Council Tax to provide services in your area may need to change the cost to meet demand.

Organisation Annual Council Tax increase Download information (PDF)
Watford Borough Council 1.5% Watford Borough Council (PDF 2.2MB)
Police and Crime Commissioner 4.69% Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PDF 620kB)
Hertfordshire County Councillor 1.99% Hertfordshire County Council leaflet
Hertfordshire County Council (Adult Social Care) 2% Hertfordshire County Council (Adult Social Care)
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