Decision details

Council Tax Base for Tax Setting Purposes 2022 to 2023

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 2022 to 2023.


Recommended to Council:

(14 December 2021)



1.           The tax base for 2022 to 2023, for the whole of West Suffolk is 57,406.34 equivalent band D dwellings, and for each of the predecessor areas be: Forest Heath 19,455.81 and St Edmundsbury 37,950.53, as detailed in paragraph 2.6 of Report number CAB/WS/21/050.


2.           The tax base for 2022 to 2023 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/21/050.


3.           The Director (Resources and Property) 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 or any data updates relating to significant claimant increases, as detailed in paragraph 2.5 of Report number CAB/WS/21/050.

Report author: Rachael Mann

Publication date: 11/11/2021

Date of decision: 09/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/11/2021 - Cabinet

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