Council Tax In this section How to pay The different ways you can pay your Council Tax. Council Tax Change of Address Tell us when you have moved home or are about to move home. Login or Register for our Online Services Log in or sign up to view your Council Tax account online via OpenPortal. Reducing your bill If you are having difficulty paying your Council Tax there are many ways you may be able to reduce your bill Changes in your circumstances Tell us if there are any changes in your circumstances Council Tax refund for accounts in credit Request a refund if your Council Tax account is in credit. Payment difficulties If you are having difficulties paying your bill get in touch with us straight away. 2023 Charges explained and how to access help An explanation for the increase in 2023 Council Tax charge Property bands The amount of Council Tax due for properties in each band Changes to Council Tax on Long Term Empty Properties Changes to Council Tax on Long Term Empty Properties Why you need to pay Council Tax Explanation of the legal basis for the payment of Council Tax. Information Leaflets Leaflets relating to your Council Tax bill and Trafford Council finances Contact us Details on how you can get in touch with us. Reporting fraud What to do if you suspect someone is claiming a discount or an exemption fraudulently.