Your guide to council tax

Council Tax in Runnymede 2022-23

Introduction/ Bangla / Italiano / P˘ut¯onghu`a / Polski / Español / Urdu - WITS 01483 751456

If you cannot read or speak English and need help understanding this document contact WITS Linkline on 01483 751456 and leave a message in your own language.

If you cannot easily read this guide telephone 01932 838383 and ask to be provided with an appropriate alternative format.


This Council Tax guide explains how your 2022/23 bill is calculated and what the Council will be spending during the year. It also provides information about exemptions, discounts and the Council Tax Support scheme.

Runnymede Borough Council is responsible for collecting the Council Tax for itself and on behalf of Surrey County Council and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey (Surrey Police).

In 2022/23 the average charge for a Band D property is £2,101.51. The majority of the amount you pay goes to Surrey County Council (£1,626.39) which provides services such as education, children’s and adult social care, libraries, fire and rescue, trading standards, public transport and roads maintenance. The County's charge includes an amount to be used for adult social care.

Surrey Police receives the next highest amount (£295.57) to help pay for the policing services across the county that keep it one of the safest places to live in the country.

Runnymede Borough Council’s share of the Band D tax is £179.55. This goes towards paying for services such as the collection of household waste and recycling, street cleaning, day centres for the elderly, community transport, community meals and alarms, leisure services, parks, Safer Runnymede CCTV and planning and building control services.

Get in touch about council tax

The quickest way to contact us is by using our online forms which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to speak to us give us a call and talk to our Customer Services team who will be happy to help. Alternatively, you can email the service direct.