Banding and Amounts to Pay

How is your band calculated?

Every home is allocated one of eight bands, A to H. The banding is based on the open market value of your home at 1 April 1991. The range of values for each band is detailed below.

Valuation BandRange of Property Values
Aup to £40,000
B£40,001 - £52,000
C£52,001 - £68,000
D£68,001 - £88,000
E£88,001 - 120,000
F£120,001 - £160,000
G160,001 - £320,000
Hmore than £320,000

How much do I pay?

Your bill will tell you what band you are in and how much you need to pay. The table below sets out the annual bill for this year based on your band and the area of the borough you live in.

You can pay weekly, monthly, half yearly or annually. You will automatically be given monthly instalments but if you would like to change this please contact us.

For details on how to pay, please see the Pay Your Bill page.

2019/20 Charges

2019/20 Band A
6/9
Band B
7/9
Band C
8/9
Band D
9/9
Band E
11/9
Band F
13/9
Band G
15/9
Band H
18/9
Benenden 1160.66 1354.10 1547.54 1740.98 2127.86 2514.75 2901.64 3481.96
Bidborough 1205.12 1405.97 1606.82 1807.67 2209.37 2611.08 3012.79 3615.34
Brenchley & Matfield 1172.92 1368.40 1563.88 1759.37 2150.34 2541.31 2932.29 3518.74
Capel 1174.55 1370.32 1566.07 1761.83 2153.34 2544.87 2936.38 3523.66
Cranbrook & Sissinghurst 1217.15 1420.01 1622.86 1825.72 2231.43 2637.15 3042.87 3651.44
Frittenden 1159.47 1352.72 1545.95 1739.20 2125.68 2512.18 2898.67 3478.40
Goudhurst 1221.32 1424.88 1628.42 1831.98 2239.08 2646.19 3053.30 3663.96
Hawkhurst 1181.54 1378.47 1575.38 1772.31 2166.15 2560.00 2953.85 3544.62
Horsmonden 1190.04 1388.38 1586.71 1785.05 2181.72 2578.40 2975.09 3570.10
Lamberhurst 1171.96 1367.29 1562.61 1757.94 2148.59 2539.25 2929.90 3515.88
Paddock Wood 1233.32 1438.88 1644.42 1849.98 2261.08 2672.19 3083.30 3699.96
Pembury 1194.10 1393.12 1592.13 1791.15 2189.18 2587.22 2985.25 3582.30
Royal Tunbridge Wells 1207.76 1409.05 1610.34 1811.63 2214.21 2616.80 3019.39 3623.26
Rusthall 1207.67 1408.95 1610.22 1811.50 2214.05 2616.61 3019.17 3623.00
Sandhurst 1205.58 1406.52 1607.44 1808.37 2210.22 2612.09 3013.95 3616.74
Southborough 1213.65 1415.93 1618.20 1820.48 2225.03 2629.59 3034.13 3640.96
Speldhurst 1172.28 1367.67 1563.04 1758.42 2149.17 2539.94 2930.70 3516.84

2018/19 Charges

2018/19 Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Band F Band G Band H
Benenden 1099.51 1282.76 1466.02 1649.26 2015.76 2382.27 2748.77 3298.52
Bidborough 1142.42 1332.81 1523.23 1713.62 2094.43 2475.23 2856.04 3427.24
Brenchley 1106.16 1290.51 1474.88 1659.23 2027.95 2396.67 2765.39 3318.46
Capel 1110.17 1295.19 1480.23 1665.25 2035.31 2405.36 2775.42 3330.50
Cranbrook & Sissinghurst 1156.08 1348.75 1541.44 1734.11 2119.47 2504.83 2890.19 3468.22
Frittenden 1096.49 1279.23 1461.99 1644.73 2010.23 2375.73 2741.22 3289.46
Goudhurst 1146.57 1337.65 1528.76 1719.84 2102.03 2484.22 2866.41 3439.68
Hawkhurst 1114.89 1300.69 1486.52 1672.32 2043.95 2415.58 2787.21 3344.64
Horsmonden 1129.09 1317.27 1505.46 1693.63 2069.99 2446.36 2822.72 3387.26
Lamberhurst 1108.40 1293.12 1477.87 1662.59 2032.06 2401.52 2770.99 3325.18
Paddock Wood 1171.92 1367.23 1562.56 1757.87 2148.51 2539.15 2929.79 3515.74
Pembury 1129.10 1317.27 1505.47 1693.64 2070.01 2446.37 2822.74 3387.28
Royal Tunbridge Wells 1144.47 1335.21 1525.96 1716.70 2098.19 2479.68 2861.17 3433.40
Rusthall 1145.49 1336.40 1527.33 1718.23 2100.06 2481.89 2863.72 3436.46
Sandhurst 1133.36 1322.24 1511.15 1700.03 2077.82 2455.60 2833.39 3400.06
Southborough 1150.81 1342.59 1534.41 1726.20 2109.81 2493.40 2877.01 3452.40
Speldhurst 1111.50 1296.74 1482.00 1667.24 2037.74 2408.24 2778.74 3334.48

Who decides what the band should be?

The council doesn’t set the bands, these are set by the Valuation Office Agency.

If you would like to talk to someone about the Council Tax Band given to your property, you need to contact the Valuation Office Agency:

Address Council Tax South
Valuation Office Agency
Second Floor
1 Francis Grove
Wimbledon
London
SW19 4DT

Email ctsouth@voa.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone03000 501501

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