Council Tax

Introduction

Council Tax is a national system of paying a tax towards local services.  It was introduced in 1993 and is collected in Hyndburn by us as a billing authority.

We collect Council Tax on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Fire and Rescue and Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner.  72.7% of the Council Tax bill is collected on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Hyndburn Borough Council receives 13.5%, 10% goes to Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner and 3.8% goes to Lancashire Fire and Rescue

The pages in this section cover the most frequently asked questions and topics for Council Tax.  If we have not answered your questions here, please contact us.

Details of Hyndburn Council’s budget can be found here.