* For properties within a three-quarter-mile distance of Wimbledon Common there is an additional charge, known as a levy, which we pass to the
Wimbledon and Putney Common Conservators for the upkeep of the Common. To find out if a property is in this area please
Find out which band your property is in
Find your council tax band (GOV.UK website)
Appeal against your council tax band or bill
Beware of scams! Some companies ask for money to challenge your council tax band. You can do this yourself for free.
Council tax appeals
Next year's charges
Council tax charges are published here as soon as possible after the Council Budget meeting in March each year.
From 1 April 2015 we charge 50% extra for properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for two years or more.
From 1 April 2019 we charge 100% extra for properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for two years or more.
From 1 April 2020 we charge 200% extra for properties that have been unoccupied and substantially unfurnished for five years or more
Local Taxation Section
London Borough of Merton
PO Box No 559
Phone: 020 8274 4904
Fax: 020 8545 3960
We are no longer able to attend to personal visitors at the Civic Centre. You can email us anytime or telephone between 9am and 5pm.