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Braintree: Council urges people to sign up to e-billing
10:09am Monday 16th December 2013 in News
Braintree Council is urging residents and businesses to use e-billing to save time and as much as £25,000 a year.
The e-billing system is available through the council’s website and allows residents to register and receive their council tax bill and correspondence via email rather the post.
Businesses can also register to receive their business rates bill online.
Councillor David Bebb, cabinet member for resources, said: “We currently have over 62,000 live accounts paying council tax and almost 4,500 business rate payers, and we estimate that around £25,000 is being spent each year in contacting people, to send their bill, and then in reminders or other correspondence.
"This is money that we would rather spend elsewhere and so the more people we can sign up to e-billing the better."
Registering takes around five minutes and can be done via braintree.gov.uk.
Please ensure you register before the end of January 2014 to ensure your account is registered ahead of the 2014/15 bills being issued.
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