Council tax charges 2008/09

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The Borough Council collects council tax not only for its own purposes but also on behalf of Kent County Council, Kent Police Authority, Kent & Medway Fire & Rescue Authority, and parish councils. The overall requirement for council tax is as follows:


2007/2008

2008/2009

Council Tax

£'000

Band D

£

%

Council Tax

£'000

Band D

£

%

7,099

151.98

11.4

Borough Council

7,552

159.50

11.5

45,035

964.17

72.4

Kent County Council

47,436

1001.79

72.2

5,707

122.18

9.2

Kent Police Authority

6,073

128.25

9.3

2,880

61.65

4.6

Kent & Medway Fire & Rescue Authority

3,021

63.81

4.6

1,496

32.04

2.4

Parish Council (average)

1,598

33.74

2.4








62,617

1,332.02

100

Total

65,680

1387.09

100

In 2008/2009, the Borough Council's requirement for a band D property at £159.50 is equivalent to just under 44p per day. For Kent County Council at £1001.79, it is just over £2.74 per day. For Kent Police Authority at £128.25, it is just over 35p per day. For Kent & Medway Fire & Rescue Authority at 63.81, it is just over 17p per day.

Council_Tax_Charges 2008/2009 for each band, including the amount for each parish council (where appropriate).

Information about the council's finances