East Lothian Council

Council tax

Why you have been sent a final notice

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If you have received a final notice you have lost the right to pay by instalments and the full balance on your account is now due.

If payment is not made within 14 days, a summary warrant will be raised to recover the debt and a 10% statutory surcharge will be added to the outstanding balance on your account.

If the balance remains outstanding, the debt will be passed to a sheriff officer for collection.

If you have submitted an application for the council tax reduction scheme (previously council tax benefit), you must try to pay any council tax due while waiting for your application to be assessed.

Make a payment

You can make a payment now by selecting the make a payment online link.

You can find out about other methods of payment by selecting the paying your council tax link.

East Lothian Council, PO Box 13251, Haddington, EH41 3HA

Telephone: 01875 824314

Help us to reduce paper and costs and receive your future council tax bills by email.

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Benefits are changing. Find out how this may affect you on our Welfare Reform information and advice pages.

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.