Tax & Pensions

Service charge invoices are raised annual for each domestic property in Stanley at the beginning of July. The charge covers the provision of water, refuse collections and community services for the upcoming financial year (1st July - 30th June).

The annual service charge payable per property for the 2013/14 year is £426. This charge is reduced to £213/year for individuals who were of a pensionable age as of 1st July 2013.

Invoices may be paid either:

  • in a single amount on or before the end of September
  • in twelve monthly instalments of £35.50/month (£17.75/month for those paying at pensioner rate).

Payments may be made:

  • through the bank (either via a single payment or monthly standing order)
  • by visiting the Treasury and making a single payment
  • for FIG employees, by a monthly deduction from your salary.

*Please state your invoice number on all transactions.*

When a new property in Stanley is completed and has passed all inspections by the Building Adviser, an occupation certificate will be sent to the Treasury. PWD will then be notified to deliver a refuse bin to the property. The service charge for the new property will be charged pro rata from the date of the occupation certificate until the end of the financial year.

A Service Charge Rebate may be able to assist households with lower income to meet the costs of the annual service charge invoice. To find out more information please click here.

Refuse charges for business addresses are administered separately by PWD who may be contacted by telephone on 27193.