Ways to pay your council tax

Direct Debit

Paying by Direct Debit is quicker, easier and better. Just sign up once and we’ll do the rest. You won’t need to remember to pay.

You can choose from four payment dates in the month 1st, 5th, 15th or 25th. And you can choose to pay over 10 or 12 months, or however many months remain in the financial year.

You are also protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee so if anything goes wrong you can get your money back straight away.

Sign up for Direct Debit

Online banking, standing order or bank transfer

You can set up a regular payment from your bank account to pay the instalments on your bill. If your bill changes you will need to tell your bank to change your payments.

The information you need is:

  • Bank account name: Salford City Council
  • Bank account number: 93073130
  • Sort code: 20-54-66
  • Your council tax reference number: this is on the front of your bill or notice

Payments from some bank accounts can take up to three days to reach us.

Debit or credit card online

You can pay your council tax bill online with a debit or credit card 24 hours a day, every day. You will need your council tax account number to make a payment.

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Telephone payments

Pay by debit or credit card using our automated telephone payment line 24 hours a day, every day. Have your council tax account number ready when you call. .

Call our automated payment line on 0161 793 3325

Post Office and PayPoint

You can pay your bill by cash, debit or credit card at any Post Office or by cash and debit card at a PayPoint outlet. This service is free. Take your bill or notice with you as you will need the bar code on it to make your payment. Payments made through Post Office and PayPoint can take up to five days to reach us so please allow for this when making your payment.

Payment from overseas

Payments can be made from an overseas bank account direct to Salford City Council's bank account. The information you need to do this is:

  • Bank account number: 93073130
  • Sort code: 20-54-66
  • Bank account name: Salford City Council General Fund
  • Bank Address: Barclays Bank, Floor 11, 20 Chapel Street, Liverpool, L3 9AG
  • Swift code: BARCGB22
  • IBAN Number: GB30 BARC 2054 6693 0731 30
  • Your council tax number, this is on the front of your bill or notice

This page was last updated on 15 November 2018

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