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According to some estimates there are more than 1 million houses in the wrong council tax band.

There is a real chance that you could be paying hundreds of pounds too much in Council Tax every year.

Using our experience, unique database and our tried and TRUSTED methods, Abbington Blake Associates provide a swift and reliable service to find out if your property is in the wrong band, and if it is then we can get your bill lowered.

We can even get this backdated, so you could easily qualify for a sizeable refund.

Free Investigation

We offer a free investigation service which will discover which band your property should be in.
Only with your acceptance will we proceed to challenge your Council Tax banding, and then we will go ahead only if we believe we can get your bill lowered.

A Brief Overview

In England and Scotland, valuation bands are based on levels of value on 1 April 1991, not what a property is worth today. In Wales, valuation bands are based on levels of value on 1 April 2003.

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is responsible for keeping council tax bands up to date in England and Wales. Council tax bills and payments are dealt with by your local council.

Council Tax is the system of local taxation used in England, Scotland and Wales to part fund the services provided by local government in each country. It was introduced in 1993 by the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

In 1991, following the collapse of the poll tax, all houses were placed in valuation bands in preparation for the launch of the new system in 1993.

However, many properties were incorrectly banded and there have been over 130,000 successful claims made against local authorities over the past 3 years.