Council Tax helps pay for council services (like rubbish collection, schools, libraries and social services etc.) as well as fire and police services. A separate amount is also charged to pay for Adult Social Care in Sandwell.

Council Tax charges are different for each property valuation band.

The costs for each band in 2023/24 are as follows:

2024/25 Bandings

Band Sandwell Council Adult Social Care Fire Police Total
A  (up to £40,000) £990.33 £167.72 £50.13       £143.70     £1351.88   
B (£40,001 - £52,000) £1155.39 £195.67 £58.49 £167.65 £1577.20
C (£52,001 - £68,000) £1320.44 £223.63 £66.84 £191.60 £1802.51
D (£68,001 - £88,000) £1485.50 £251.58 £75.20 £215.55 £2027.83
E (£88,001 - £120,000) £1815.61 £307.49 £91.91 £263.45 £2478.46
F (£120,001 - £160,000) £2145.73 £363.39 £108.62 £311.35 £2929.09
G (£160,001 - £320,000) £2475.83 £419.30 £125.33 £359.25 £3379.71
H (over £320,001) £2971.00 £503.16 £150.40 £431.10 £4055.66

Note: The Council Tax charges shown apply to properties with two or more adults. Single person households will pay 25% less than this.

You can find out the valuations bands for properties inside and outside of Sandwell.

Comparison to 2023/24

 

2023/24 Bandings

Band Sandwell Council Adult Social Care Fire Police Total
A  (up to £40,000) £957.35 £145.66 £48.68     £135.03      £1286.72      
B (£40,001 - £52,000) £1116.91 £169.94 £56.79 £157.54 £1501.18
C (£52,001 - £68,000) £1276.47 £194.21 £64.90 £180.04 £1715.62
D (£68,001 - £88,000) £1436.03 £218.49 £73.02 £202.55 £1930.09
E (£88,001 - £120,000) £1755.15 £267.04 £89.24 £247.56 £2358.99
F (£120,001 - £160,000) £2074.26 £315.60 £105.47 £292.57 £2787.90
G (£160,001 - £320,000) £2393.38 £364.15 £121.69 £337.58 £3216.80
H (over £320,001) £2872.06 £436.98 £146.03 £405.10 £3860.17