Information about the end of year council tax letterPublished: Wednesday, 8th March 2023
In the coming days you will receive a letter from Oxford City Council showing your new council tax bill and/or your new benefits award for 2023/24.
Some online Council Tax, Business Rates and Benefits services currently unavailablePublished: Thursday, 23rd February 2023
Some online Council Tax, Business Rates and Benefits services are currently unavailable due to planned maintenance.
Just two weeks left to take part in Budget consultationPublished: Tuesday, 17th January 2023
Oxford City Council wants to hear from residents on plans for its 2323/24 Budget. But time is running out – the consultation closes on 31 January.
There’s still time to apply for discretionary benefitPublished: Monday, 14th November 2022
This is the final week that residents can apply for a Council Tax Discretionary Rebate. Applications for the scheme need to be submitted by 17 November.
The council tax energy rebate – don’t miss outPublished: Tuesday, 24th May 2022
In February the Government announced that, from April, households in England that are in council tax bands A to D would receive a £150 rebate.
Help with rising energy billsPublished: Tuesday, 15th March 2022
Council taxpayers in Oxford are set to receive a £150 council tax rebate to help with rising energy bills after the Government announced that households in council tax bands A-D are eligible for the rebate.
Council supports Oxford’s low income residents by retaining 100% council tax support scheme for another yearPublished: Thursday, 27th January 2022
Oxford City Council has agreed to retain its 100% Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme to help to prevent Oxford residents going further into poverty and building up Council Tax debts.
Oxford City Council Proposed Budget 2022/2023 and Medium Term Financial StrategyPublished: Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Oxford City Council is announcing plans for a balanced budget over the next four years.
Consultation is open on options for council tax reduction schemePublished: Thursday, 7th October 2021
Oxford City Council has opened public consultation on its council tax reduction (CTR) scheme for working age people.
Council to consult on options for council tax reduction schemePublished: Wednesday, 8th September 2021
Oxford City Council is set to launch public consultation on its council tax reduction (CTR) scheme for working age people.
Council consults on council tax reduction scheme changesPublished: Wednesday, 30th September 2020
Oxford City Council has launched a consultation on changes to its council tax reduction scheme (CTR).
Oxford City Council gives £250 council tax discount to people facing financial hardshipPublished: Tuesday, 25th August 2020
Oxford City Council is helping people facing hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic by giving discounts of up to £250 on their council tax bill.
Beware of council tax scams, warn Citizens Advice Oxford and Oxford City CouncilPublished: Friday, 6th March 2020
With council tax bills now landing on doormats, Citizens Advice Oxford and Oxford City Council are warning Oxford residents against council tax scams.
Council agrees to keep 100% support with council tax reduction schemePublished: Wednesday, 29th January 2020
As part of its commitment to tackling poverty and inequality in the city, Oxford City Council has agreed to help low income households with the cost of council tax by retaining 100% support.
Council warns against council tax scamsPublished: Monday, 24th June 2019
Oxford City Council is warning Oxford residents against council tax scams aimed at getting their personal bank details and conning them out of their money.
Council Tax set to maintain city servicesPublished: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
This year's Council Tax bills start coming through residents' doors this week.
Council introduces new council tax reduction schemePublished: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
From 1 April, Oxford City Council is introducing a new Council Tax Reduction scheme for working age people claiming Universal Credit.
Council agrees BudgetPublished: Tuesday, 20th February 2018
At its Budget Meeting last night (19 February 2018) Oxford City Council passed its Budget for 2018/19 and Medium Term Financial Strategy.
Oxford City Council unveils proposed Budget for 2018/19Published: Wednesday, 13th December 2017
Oxford City Council has announced plans for a balanced budget over the next four years, with increased capital investment in new council housing and regeneration and no cuts in services or compulsory redundancies proposed.
Consultation on council tax reduction scheme proposals opensPublished: Friday, 28th July 2017
Oxford City Council is launching a consultation on its proposals for changes to its Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme, which provides council tax discounts for residents on low incomes.
Paying the price for fraudPublished: Friday, 16th June 2017
On Tuesday 13 June Laura Lincoln, formerly of Hubble Close, pleaded guilty at Oxford Magistrates Court to one count of ‘Failing to Disclose a Change in Circumstances’ contrary to Schedule 8 of the Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) Regulations 2013.
Budget boost for housing, communities and services proposedPublished: Thursday, 2nd February 2017
A budget to tackle the city’s housing crisis, fund community initiatives, improve services and to retain jobs will be proposed to Oxford City Council’s Executive Board meeting on 9 February.
Council to consult on budgetPublished: Thursday, 8th December 2016
The Executive Board of Oxford City Council will be examining the draft budget for 2017/18 at its next meeting on 15 December.
Council Tax Text Message ScamPublished: Friday, 22nd April 2016
We have been made aware of the following scam, targeting Council Tax payers.
Council Tax message 2016-17 from Councillor Bob Price, Leader of Oxford City CouncilPublished: Tuesday, 15th March 2016
Local authorities continue to face serious financial challenges due to the government’s austerity policies.
Beware of Council Tax rebanding claimsPublished: Thursday, 15th October 2015
A number of residents have alerted Oxford City Council after being contacted by a company about Council Tax rebanding.
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