Council Tax budget information
How your Council Tax is calculated
Your Council Tax pays for services provided by us, Cheshire Fire Authority, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire and where relevant your local town or parish council or charter trustee. The costs shown below represent the average cost charged within the borough. As a result of special expenses the charges in some areas will be slightly higher or lower than the figures shown.
|Spending for the year £m||Less: External funding £m||Total cost to council tax payers £m||Total cost - Cheshire West and Chester area £m||Cost per band D property £||Average cost per resident £|
|Providing services solely within Cheshire West and Chester|
|Cheshire West and Chester Council||896.151||-681.703||214.448||214.448||1,709.23||623.72|
|Preceptors providing services across a wider area|
|Cheshire Fire Authority||46.587||-14.631||31.956||10.348||82.48||30.10|
|Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire||228.579||-137.360||91.219||29.539||235.44||85.91|
In addition to the figures above, where relevant there is an additional charge for your local town or parish council and/or charter trustee.
Council Tax payable for each property band
|Band||Property value (1/04/1991)||Ratio||Cheshire West and Chester £||Cheshire Fire £||Police & Crime Commissioner £||Council Tax payable £|
|A||Up to £40,000||6/9||1,139.49||54.99||156.96||1,351.44|
|B||£40,001 - £52,000||7/9||1,329.40||64.15||183.12||1,576.67|
|C||£52,001 - £68,000||8/9||1,519.32||73.32||209.28||1,801.92|
|D||£68,001 - £88,000||9/9||1,709.23||82.48||235.44||2,027.15|
|E||£88,001 - £120,000||11/9||2,089.06||100.81||287.76||2,477.63|
|F||£120,001 - £160,000||13/9||2,468.89||119.14||340.08||2,928.11|
|G||£160,001 - £320,000||15/9||2,848.72||137.47||392.40||3,378.59|
The impact of local precepts (town and parish councils and charter trustees) is excluded from the above table. The special expenses charging policy is included based on the average charge, more information on this is provided below.
The government is providing a £150 one-off Energy Bills Rebate for most households in council tax bands A-D. More information on this payment will soon be made available on our website.