How Is Council Tax Calculated?

How we work out how much Council Tax we need to collect

Gross expenditure and Council Tax requirement

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 Gross Expenditure

735,309.00 

 Council Tax Requirement

209,612.00 

Why gross expenditure and council tax requirement has changed

The billing authority’s reasons for any difference between the amounts stated in respect of the gross expenditure and council tax requirement for the billing authority and each precepting authority for the same year. The billing authority’s opinion of the effect that its gross expenditure has on the level of council tax set for the relevant year. Each relevant precepting authority’s opinion of the effect that its gross expenditure has on the level of its precept issued for the relevant year.

As Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is a brand new legal entity a statement explaining the reason why gross expenditure and Council Tax requirement have changed cannot be carried out in the first year of operation.