Sign up to pay by Direct Debit

Help us to help you. You can make your life easier, protect the environment and save us money by using Direct Debit to pay your council tax bill.

It’s the quickest, safest and easiest way to pay and means you won’t have to worry about late payments, reminders or summons. It also helps keep our print and postage costs down so we can spend our limited funds in more effective ways to help residents.

To set up your Direct Debit, you will need your council tax reference number along with your bank account number and sort code.

Request a Direct Debit to be set up

You can also set it up using your Salford customer account.

The benefits of Direct Debit

Not only does paying by Direct Debit save the council money, but it also makes life easier for you too. Benefits include:

  • Choose from four Direct Debit dates of 1, 5, 15 and 25 of each month. 
  • No need to remember to make a payment (one less thing to worry about!)
  • If your annual bill changes, the monthly payment amount will automatically update
  • There's no postage to pay
  • It saves queuing up in the Post Office or corner shop
  • You're covered by the Direct Debit guarantee scheme offered by your bank

Whilst you’re here don’t forget to sign up for e-billing too – it’s quicker, easier and better!

E-billing - sign up today

This page was last updated on 12 October 2018

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