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Register for Electronic Billing

You may now receive your Council Tax bill electronically, rather than by post. If you choose to have this service, your bill will be issued as a PDF attachment in an email sent to the email address provided by you. You will be helping the Council to save money and therefore you, as a Council Tax payer.

If you want to receive your Council Tax bills by email, please read the terms below before completing the online Council Tax e billing registration form.

Once this request has been processed an electronic bill will be issued to you to confirm that your email address has been added to our records.

If you have any questions about this service or need any help, please phone Customer Services on 01643 703704 or email revenues@westsomerset.gov.uk

Terms

It is your responsibility to access and read the latest Council Tax Your Guide 2014-15 (1MB) that explains how your Council Tax has been worked out and where it has been spent.

You will be reminded where to access the booklet every time we send you a bill.
By submitting a request for this service, you are agreeing to notify the Council in writing or via email, if:

  • Your email address changes
  • You no longer have internet access
  • You no longer want this service

The Council reserves the right to withdraw this arrangement with immediate effect if we consider that this facility is being misused or mismanaged. You will be notified in writing if the facility has been withdrawn.

Please note all other notices and legal documents, i.e. reminders, final notices or summonses, will continue to be issued in paper format.

Legal

The bills are issued in accordance with S.233 Local Government Act 1972, The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/613), The Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rating (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/2604) and The Non-Domestic Rating and Council Tax (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/237). They are treated as ‘given, served or supplied by sending the notice or information to that person by electronic communication to such address as may be notified by that person for that purpose’.
West Somerset Council is the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. The information you provide will only be used by the Council to assist in the administration of Council Tax and will not be disclosed to a third party.