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Council budget and spending

Tamworth Borough Council operates its services on an annual revenue budget of £60 million.

This is made up of:

Gross revenue expenditure of £40 million General Fund (net of tariff payable to Government) and £20 million of Housing Revenue Account.

This is primarily made up of:

  • £15 million - government benefit grants
  • £2 million - government support
  • £14 million - corporate rents fees and charges
  • £4 million – Business Rates
  • £4 million - Council Tax and
  • £20 million - council house rents

The Capital programme for 2020/21 totals £12 million (£10 million housing, £2 million General Fund).

Council Tax for 2020/21 is £1,780.17 for a Band D property. This is made up of:

  • £1,295.95 - Staffordshire County Council
  • £225.09 - Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire 
  • £77.24  - Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority
  • £181.89 - Tamworth Borough Council Services