If you’re moving home you’ll need to complete the Sheffield City council tax change of address process. When moving home you need to update lots of different services, least of which your council tax, water and electoral roll.
Whether you’re moving into the area, out of the area or within the area you can update your address with Sheffield City Council in 2 minutes by using our council tax change of address service.
Based on your postcode, we’ll identifies who you new and previous council are and you can let them know you’re new address in just a few clicks 😊
You will also be able to update your address across all of your other accounts, such as water, HMRC, TV licence, loyalty cards and hundreds others at the same time.
The Sheffield City Council moving home process is simple and can be done online in 2 minutes.
As you know, it’s important that you complete your Sheffield City Council Change of Address. If you’re moving out of your current jurisdiction you will need to setup your council tax with your new council and let your previous council know you’ve moved.
Here are two ways you can finish you Sheffield City council tax change of address:
Here’s how to complete your Sheffield Council Tax change of address:
We’ll help you update your address with both your new and previous council online in minutes. This will help make sure you don’t receive any incorrect charges.
Since you’re moving, we will also cover how you can update your address across other essential institutions and companies (HMRC, Student Loan, NS&I, Energy, Water Supplier etc…).
SlothMove also lets you communicate to your new council that you’re a single occupant, giving you a 25% single occupancy discount. This is the quickest and simplest way to finish your Sheffield council tax change of address 🦥
You can call Sheffield City Council on: 0114 273 4567. Once you get through to the right department that will typically be able to support with your query. Waiting times can take up to an hour during the week.
To inform your council about your change of address, enter SlothMove’s change of address portal. Simply enter your previous and new postcode and select which council tax provider you’d like to inform about your move.
SlothMove will let your new and/or previous council tax provider know about your home move. Your council provider will be in touch within 4 weeks to confirm your home setup.
If you’re moving out of the area you will receieve a letter confirming your final account.
Either way, SlothMove will take care of the council tax address update so you can kick-back and enjoy your home move.
You may be wondering, how much is Sheffield City Council tax, or what are the council tax bands in Sheffield?
Now we’ve covered how to complete your Sheffield City Council Change of Address let’s take a look at the council tax banding. According to Sheffield City Council, your council tax band for the year 2021/2022 is as follows:
As we know, each Council Tax band is attributed a different charge. If you’re wondering ‘what is my council tax band?’ you can find out here. The Valuation Office creates a Council Tax band based on what the value of your property would have been if it had been sold April 1st 1991.
If you live in a Parish, such as Ecclesfield Parish Council, Bradfield Parish Council, or Stocksbridge Town Council, you will pay more. The Council Tax bandings for 2020/2021 are as follows:
When moving home you need to inform both your previous and new council about your move. You should let both councils (or the single council) know that you’re moving 1 month before you change address.
Your previous council will generate a bill within 4 weeks and post it to your previous address (unless advised otherwise). Your new council will send you a letter to setup your bill. When you setup your new council tax you should let them know if you’re a single occupant, entitling you to a 25% discount.
If you’re moving home and have an overlap in dates you may find out our guide on overlapping utilities helpful in managing the move.
If you live in Sheffield and claim housing benefits and your circumstances change, such as your address, you need to update Sheffield City Council. Here’s how to complete your Sheffield housing benefit change of address:
Completing the Sheffield council change of circumstances process is important. To learn more about housing benefits in Sheffield you can explore this help section on their website. They cover who is eligible, under what circumstances and the types of benefit you can claim.
Sheffield has a population of around 600,000 according to the 2021 Census. You can contact or find Sheffield City Council by writing to or calling:
Sheffield City Council
Sheffield City Centre,
0114 273 4567
In this article we’ve covered how to complete the Sheffield City Council moving home process. By using SlothMove’s home setup service you can update your address with your council tax, water and hundreds of other providers in a couple of minutes. We also explored how to complete a Sheffield housing benefit change of address; why you need to update your council tax when moving, when to update it; and how to claim your single occupancy discount.
If you’re moving home and changing your local council, you’ll also need to know how to get a bin from the council.