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:
|50,946||1,047.78||71.6||Kent County Council||51,351||1,047.78||71.5|
|6,743||138.68||9.5||Kent Police Authority||6,797||138.68||9.5|
|3,304||67.95||4.6||Kent & Medway Fire & Rescue Authority||3,330||67.95||4.6|
|1,799||37.00||2.5||Parish Council (average)||1,948||39.75||2.7|
In 2011/2012, the Borough Council's requirement for a band D property at £171.91 is equivalent to just under 47p per day. For Kent County Council at £1047.78, it is just over £2.86 per day. For Kent Police Authority at £138.68, it is just under 38p per day. For Kent & Medway Fire & Rescue Authority at £67.95, it is just over 18p per day.
Council Tax Charges for 2011/2012 for each band, including the amount for each parish council (where appropriate).