Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Council Tax and Business Rates

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is a Shire District Council in England. It contains approximately 57,515 residential properties subject to Council Tax, and approximately 3,297 commercial properties subject to Business Rates.

The most common Council Tax band in Newcastle-under-Lyme is A, and the median Council Tax band is B.

The average (mean) Council Tax value in Newcastle-under-Lyme is £1,579.94.

See these figures compared to other councils on our Council Tax Comparison page.

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Council Tax Bands

Band Amount Properties
Band A £1,267 24,538
Band B £1,478 10,722
Band C £1,689 11,579
Band D £1,900 4,939
Band E £2,323 2,895
Band F £2,745 1,808
Band G £3,167 987
Band H £3,801 47

Business Rate Stats

Number of Rateable Premises 3,297
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £10,000 1,242
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £100,000 118
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £1,000,000 13
Highest Rateable Value £2,640,000
Average Rateable Value (Mean) £26,181
Median Rateable Value £7,100
Typical Rateable Value (Mode) £5,600

Business Rate Multipliers

Rating Band Values Up To Multiplier
Small £18,000 48.4%
Large all higher values 49.7%

Statistical information (eg, number of properties per council tax band, average business rates) are a snapshot from the time when this data was last updated. New constuction, demolition, change of use and revaluing means that the number of properties continuously changes, and this takes time to feed through to the published data.

Although Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council sends out the bills and collects the money, it is not responsible for the entire amount that you owe.

Council tax is levied by a variety of different bodies, including Fire authorities and Police authorities as well as the local councils. Not all of these will apply to every location, but there will usually be more than one authority which levies council tax.

Business rates are set centrally by national government, according to a formula based on the nominal rental value of a property. Local authorities have some discretion to allow Business Rate Relief under certain circumstances, but they cannot vary the basic level at which Business Rates are charged.

Postcodes in Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Active geographic postcodes only. Non-geographic and "large user" codes are not listed here, as they do not have taxable addresses. For details of all postcodes in an area, see Check My Postcode.