You are entitled to appeal if you disagree with a decision made by the council as to whether you are liable for council tax and how much you are liable to pay.

You can appeal if:

How to appeal

You must submit your appeal in writing to:

Appeals Team, Revenues and Benefits Service, City of Wolverhampton Council, P O Box 250, Wolverhampton, WV2 1AX.


  • your name, address and the date
  • the address of your property (if different)
  • the reference number and date shown on your council tax bill
  • your reasons for appealing and any proof that supports your appeal
  • supporting evidence documents

You must continue to pay your council tax while your appeal is being considered. If you do not pay we will take action to recover this money and it will add additional costs.

We will let you know our decision within 2 months. If you are not happy with our decision or have not received it in 2 months, you may be able to appeal to the Valuation Tribunal.

If you wish to appeal against a council tax support decision please view our benefit appeals page.

If you wish to appeal against a council tax band decision please view our Tax Bands page.