Decision - Council Tax Base 2021/22

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Council Tax Base 2021/22

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Estimate of the Council Tax Base to be used in setting the Council Tax for 2021/22


RESOLVED: That the Committee


(i)             Approved the calculation of the council’s Council Tax base for the year 2021/22 as set out at paragraphs 3.5 to 3.8 and Appendices 1 and 2, subject to council approval of the recommended changes to the CTR scheme and delegates authority to the Acting Chief Finance Officer to amend the tax base accordingly in the case of amendment to, or non-approval of, the CTR scheme recommendations;


(ii)            Noted the collection rate for 2021/22 has been assessed at 98.30%;


(iii)          Agreed that in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Tax Base) (England) Regulations 2012, the amounts calculated by Brighton & Hove City Council as its council tax base for the year 2021/22 shall be as follows:

1.    Brighton and Hove in whole – 89,493.0 (as detailed in appendix 1)

2.    Royal Crescent Enclosure Committee – 31.0 (as detailed in appendix 2)

3.    Hanover Crescent Enclosure Committee – 39.5 (as detailed in appendix 2)

4.    Marine Square Enclosure Committee – 70.7 (as detailed in appendix 2)

5.    Parish of Rottingdean – 1,576.7 (as detailed in appendix 2)


(iv)          Agreed that for the purposes of Section 35(1) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, the expenses of meeting the special levies issued to the council by the Enclosure Committees shall be its special expenses;


(v)           Agreed that the Enclosure Committees and Rottingdean Parish are paid the required Council Tax Reduction Grant of c£4,000 in total, to ensure they are no better or no worse off as a result of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the reasons set out in paragraph 3.8.

Report author: Heather Bentley

Publication date: 21/01/2021

Date of decision: 21/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/01/2021 - Policy & Resources Committee

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