Issue - meetings

Council Tax Base 2012/2013

Meeting: 13/12/2011 - Cabinet (Item 172)

172 Council Tax Base 2012/2013

Report by the Service Director - Finance is attached.

Supporting documents:


Cllr John Brady, Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Risk presented a report which sought approval of the proposed Council Tax Base for 2012-13.


It was noted there was a requirement for the Council to approve its tax base annually and notify any precepting authorities before 31 January 2012. Parish and Town Councils would also be notified of the tax base for their respective areas.


Details of how the tax base was calculated and the proposed tax base were presented.


Cllr de Rhe Philipe and the Chief Finance Officer responded to questions. It was noted that the Council would review the position on council tax discount on holiday homes once the Finance Act goes through.




That Cabinet approve the Council Tax Base for 2011-12 as set out in Appendix 1 to the report presented.


Reason for decision


Before the Council Tax can be set by the Council on 28 February 2012 a calculation has to be made and approved of the Council Tax Base, which is an annual requirement as laid out in the Local Government Act.