Wyre Forest District Council

Council Tax and Business Rates

Wyre Forest District Council is a Shire District Council in England. It contains approximately 46,885 residential properties subject to Council Tax, and approximately 3,252 commercial properties subject to Business Rates.

The most common Council Tax band in Wyre Forest is B, and the median Council Tax band is C.

The average (mean) Council Tax value in Wyre Forest is £1,727.77.

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 £1,293 11,235
Band B £1,508 11,537
Band C £1,724 11,394
Band D £1,939 6,222
Band E £2,370 3,430
Band F £2,801 1,738
Band G £3,232 1,203
Band H £3,878 126

Business Rate Stats

Number of Rateable Premises 3,252
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £10,000 1,197
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £100,000 130
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £1,000,000 4
Highest Rateable Value £2,620,000
Average Rateable Value (Mean) £22,806
Median Rateable Value £6,800
Typical Rateable Value (Mode) £350

Business Rate Multipliers

Rating Band Values Up To Multiplier
Small £18,000 48.4%
Large all higher values 49.7%

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 Wyre Forest District 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 Wyre Forest District 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.