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Direct Debit Payment

General Information

Payment by direct debit is a safe and a convenient method by which you can make payment of your Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates bills. The advantages of payment by direct debit are already widely recognised - at 31st March, 2014, 70% of Moray's Council Taxpayers chose to pay their Council Tax bill by this method. The number of Council Tax-payers and ratepayers taking advantage of direct debit's convenience and its ease of payment is increasing.

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What are the Benefits of Paying by Direct Debit?

Ask yourself: "Am I wasting my time doing one of the following tasks each month?"

  • Spending part of my free-time queuing at my Bank or Building Society to draw money out of my account
  • Queuing at the Post Office / Pay Point Outlets
  • Writing out a cheque and posting it to the Council 
  • Paying for envelopes and stamps 
  • Worrying whether that month's instalment has been paid  
  • Dealing with a reminder-notice when you forget to pay  

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, make payment of your Council Tax or Non-Domestic Rates bill by direct debit and reclaim your free-time today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you would like more information about direct debit, please go to our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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How to Pay by Direct Debit

If you would like to pay your Council Tax bill by direct debit, download a Direct Debit Instruction PDF logo (176 KB) (This link opens in a new window) 

Or, if you would like to pay your Non-Domestic Rates bill by direct debit you can download a Direct Debit Instruction  PDF logo(176 KB) 

Please complete the instruction and return it to the freepost address shown on it so we can set up your direct debit. Please do NOT send it to your bank.

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Further Information

If you would like more information on payment of Council Tax bills by direct debit, please contact Moray Council's Customer Contact Team or visit your local Council Access Point, or if you require information on payment of a Non-Domestic Rates bill by direct debit, please email the Non-Domestic Rates Team

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Customer Contact Team
Council Offices
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BX

Tel: 01343 563456

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