What your Council Tax is spent on

Where the money comes from
Where2015/20162016/2017
Government Grant £59.3m £ 46.4m
Business Rates retained £40.2m £37.9m
Business Rates top up £25.7m £25.9m
Council Tax £101.7m £104.5m
Greater Manchester Police £13.0m £13.5m
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £4.9m £5.1m
Loss on Collection Fund -£3.5m -£2.3m
Use of Reserves £1.5m £2.3m
  £242.8m £233.3m

Where the money goes
Where2015/20162016/2017
Wigan Council Services £200.7m £192.3m
Shevington and Haigh Parish £0.1m £0.1m
Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester £13.0m £13.5m
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £4.9m £5.1m
Passenger Transport Levy £23.0m £22.3m
Direct Revenue (Financing) £0.0m £0.0m
Contribution to/from reserves £1.1m £0m
  £242.8m £233.3m

What Wigan Council spends the money on
On what2015/20162016/2017
Places £58.7m £66.1m
People £125.5m £121.9m
Resources £15.2m £12.7m
Capital Charges £1.1m -£8.4m
Passenger Transport Levy £23.0m £22.3m
Environment Agency Flood Defence Levy £0.2m £0.2m
  £223.7m £214.8m

Money Needed (Based on band D value)
Needed for2016/2017
Money we and our levying bodies need to fund our services £2,472.34
Precept for Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester £157.30
Precept for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £58.78
Total (A) £2,688.42

Income we get
Income2016/2017
Net from our collection fund £0.88
Money for each band D equivalent from the government by way of Revenue Support Grant £511.95
Baseline Funding Grant from the government £743.53
Total (B) £1,256.36

Council Tax we need to charge for a band D property
Property typeTax
Amount of Council Tax we need to charge for a band D property (Total A minus Total B) £1,432.06

There will be a small additional charge for properties in the parishes of Haigh and Shevington. At band D £6.25 for Haigh and £20.89 for Shevington.

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