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Calculation of a Band D charge

How your bill is made up

You pay all of your Council Tax to Fareham Borough Council, but only 10% of it pays for the services we provide. The rest pays for the services provided by Hampshire County Council,  Hampshire Fire & Rescue and the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner.  The Council Tax attributable to Hampshire County Council includes a precept to fund adult social care.  This precept is listed separately on the Council Tax bill. 

As a billing authority, Fareham Borough Council strives to collect as much Council Tax as possible. The latest available figures (2019/20) show that Fareham collected 98.44% of all Council Tax. This compares very well to the national average collection rate of 96.8% and as such we remain one of the best performing authorities in Hampshire, and also nationally.

 

2020/2021

£'000

 
2021/2022
 
£'000

Amount per Band D Property

£

 
Fareham Borough Council
 
 
9,607
Net Expenditure
10,272
234.51
 
Less Income :
 
 
0
Revenue Support Grant
-154
-3.51
-47
Use of Collection Fund Balances
-84
-1.94
-2,457
Retained Business Rates
-2,577
-58.84
       
7,103
Fareham Borough Council Total
7,456
£170.22
 
Add:
 
 
 
Hampshire County Council Precept
 
£1,350.45
 
Hampshire & IOW Fire & Rescue Authority Precept
 
£70.43

 

 
Police & Crime Commissioner Precept
 
£226.46
 
 
 
 
 
Total:
 
£1,817.56

 

If you would like more information on the Council's detailed budget and Annual Performance Plan, copies are available in local libraries and at the Civic Offices. Alternatively please contact the Council Tax Section on Tel: 01329 824651 or e-mail finance@fareham.gov.uk




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