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Council Tax bands and charges 2020/21

Full Council Tax charges

This includes the charge from your town or parish council.

See the full Council Tax charges

Download the full Council Tax charges in Excel

Parish council charges

This is how much your town or parish council charges you, depending on your Council Tax band.

See the parish council charges

Download the parish council charges in Excel

See a breakdown of gross expenditure, income and the budget requirement for town and parish councils with precepts over £140,000. 

I don't know my band

You can search for your Council Tax band on the central Government website.

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council website has Council Tax information for residents in those parts of Dorset. 

What your Council Tax pays for

Your Council Tax funds a range of services from:

Charges breakdown for each organisation based on band

Please note that these are your charges before the addition of your town or parish council charge.

Charges breakdown for each organisation based on band
Organisation / BandBand A (£)Band B (£)Band C (£)Band D (£)Band E (£)Band F (£)Band G (£)Band H (£)
Dorset Police & Crime Commissioner 160.39 187.12 213.85 240.58 294.04 347.50 400.97 481.16
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service 50.91 59.39 67.88 76.36 93.33 110.30 127.27 152.72
Dorset Council 1,040.16 1,213.52 1,386.88 1,560.24 1,906.96 2,253.68 2,600.40 3,120.48
Adult Social Care Precept 89.70 104.65 119.60 134.55 164.45 194.35 224.25 269.10
Total 1,341.16 1,564.68 1,788.21 2,011.73 2,458.78 2,905.83 3,352.89 4,023.46



Council Tax appeals

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