Council Tax

Who to contact

Suffolk Coastal is responsible for collecting Council Tax for the district, although the total amount collected is divided between Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk County Council, Suffolk Police and your town or parish council. The money is used to provide local services such as education, social services, libraries, police, leisure centres, refuse collection and recycling – to name just a few.

Full details can be found on the Suffolk Coastal website. It includes – who has to pay Council Tax; how to pay your Council Tax bill; information about disabled persons reductions and other discounts and exemptions; online forms to make an application or to tell them if you are moving house or about any changes in your circumstances; online account details and your tax bill.

Key links:

  • Full details – can be found on Suffolk Coastals Website.
  • Council Tax Online – You can now register for their Online Service to get access to your Council Tax account online and have your Council Tax bills issued electronically. In addition, you can find out Council Tax bands and current year Council Tax charges for all domestic properties in the district.



If you are retired, unemployed or on a low income and you live in the Suffolk Coastal District Council area and are struggling to pay your Council Tax or rent you may be entitled to benefits to help you pay them. To find out about this scheme telephone Suffolk Coastal District Council on 01394 444838, e-mail or visit their website.

Ferguson Way, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 2FZ

01473 625 179

Town Council Office Opening Hours
Mon, Tue, Friday: 9am - 1.00pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3.00pm


Up and coming meetings

october, 2018

20oct9:00 am- 12:30 pmKesgrave Market

20oct9:00 am- 7:00 pmCommunity Engagement EventShaping Kesgrave - Have Your Say

24oct1:00 pm- 2:00 pmPolice SurgeryYou can discuss any matters of concern in confidence

29oct6:15 pmPlanning and Development Meeting

29oct7:15 pmFinance and Governance Meeting