Finance and Transparency

Budget and Precept Information

The Precept is the annual amount of tax charged on each residential property in the town to fund the activities and services provided by the town council. Please note, we do not receive any of the business rates paid by shops and businesses in the town.

At the council meeting on 27 January 2016, the Precept for the financial year 2016/17 was set at £594,600. The committees' budget summaries and more details with comparison figures for the last two years are shown in the following document.

Budget and Precept Information 2016-17

Conclusion of Audit Notice 2015-2016

Annual Returns