Decision details

Council Tax Base for Tax Setting Purposes 2021 to 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet will be asked to recommend to Council the basis of the formal calculation for the Council Tax Base for West Suffolk Council for the financial year 2021/2022.


Recommended to Council (15 December 2020):



1.           The tax base for 2021 to 2022, for the whole of West Suffolk be 55,339.97 equivalent Band D dwellings, and for each of the predecessor areas be: Forest Heath 18,572.56 and St Edmundsbury 36,767.41, as detailed in paragraph 2.6 of Report Number CAB/WS/20/069.


2.           The tax base for 2021 to 2022 for the different parts of its area, as defined by parish or special expense area boundaries, be as shown in Appendix 3 of Report Number CAB/WS/20/069.


3.           The Assistant Director (Resources and Performance) be given delegated responsibility to make changes to the tax base figures as a result of any Government announcements pertaining to local council tax support as detailed in paragraph 2.5 of Report Number CAB/WS/20/069.

Report author: Rachael Mann

Publication date: 12/11/2020

Date of decision: 10/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2020 - Cabinet

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