Powys Council

Council Tax and Business Rates

Powys Council is a Unitary Authority in Wales. It contains approximately 66,554 residential properties subject to Council Tax, and approximately 6,642 commercial properties subject to Business Rates.

The most common Council Tax band in Powys is C, and the median Council Tax band is D.

The average (mean) Council Tax value in Powys is £1,441.49.

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- £741 0
Band A £890 5,940
Band B £1,038 9,358
Band C £1,186 13,172
Band D £1,335 10,571
Band E £1,631 12,711
Band F £1,928 9,788
Band G £2,224 4,219
Band H £2,669 582
Band I £3,114 213

Business Rate Stats

Number of Rateable Premises 6,642
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £10,000 1,398
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £100,000 96
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £1,000,000 1
Highest Rateable Value £1,190,000
Average Rateable Value (Mean) £11,285
Median Rateable Value £4,150
Typical Rateable Value (Mode) £6,000

Business Rate Multipliers

Rating Band Values Up To Multiplier
Standard all values 48.6%

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 Powys 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 Powys 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.