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What Council Tax is used for and how it is spent

Your Council Tax is used to help pay for services to all of the residents in the District. It is not a payment for services for your household.

You can find out more about Council Tax by going to the .GOV website or by downloading a plain English guide.

The largest amount of Council Tax is charged by and is paid back to Essex County Council

How Council Tax is worked out

These organisations receive a share of your Council Tax. More information can be found in the notes below: