Agenda item

2020/21 Council Tax Base, 2019/20 Surplus and Care Leaver reduction

This item covers the Council Tax Base for 2020/21, the Council Tax 2019/20 Surplus and Care Leaver reduction. The legislation requires that the Council Tax Base calculations made must be based on the position as at 30 November each year (30 November 2019 for setting the 2020/21 Council Tax). The details will follow.


Resolved that


(a)        the Council Tax bases (showing band ‘D’ equivalent dwellings for tax setting purposes) for the Elmbridge area in respect of the year 2020/21 be approved as follows:


For the whole Borough

65,228 dwellings

For the area of the Borough covered by Claygate Parish Council

3,496 dwellings


(b)    the Council Tax reduction class under Section 13(A) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, as set out in Appendix C to the report, be formally determined to apply from 1 April 2020 and authority be delegated to officers to administrate and grant such reductions; and


(c)    the estimated surplus on the Collection Fund for 2019/20 be declared at £876,000 and be split amongst the precepting authorities in 2020/21, as reported in section 8 of the report.


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