What your Council Tax is spent on

Where the money comes from
Where2017/20182018/2019
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £6.57m £9.8m
Business Rates retained* £68.97m £74.9m
Business Rates top up £52.08m £44m
Council Tax £110.02m £115.2m
Greater Manchester Police £14.25m £15.6m
Greater Manchester Fire (including Mayoral Precept) £5.26m £6.1m
Loss on Collection Fund - -
Use of Reserves - -
  £257.15m £265.6m
Where the money goes
Where2017/20182018/2019
Wigan Council Services £213.32m £221.5m
Shevington and Haigh Parish £0.07m £0.1m
Greater Manchester Police £14.25m £15.6m
Greater Manchester Fire £5.26m £5.4m
Greater Manchester Mayoral Precept - £0.7m
Passenger Transport Levy £22.42m £22.3m
Loss of Collection Fund £1.83m -
  £257.15m £265.6m
What Wigan Council spends the money on
On what2017/20182018/2019
Places £66.42m £54.3m
People £147.12m £154m
Resources £13.13m £13.2
Capital Charges £-13.51m -
Passenger Transport Levy £22.42m £22.3m
Environment Agency Flood Defence Levy £0.16m £0.2m
  £235.74m £244m
Money Needed (Based on band D value)
Needed for2018/2019
Money we and our levying bodies need to fund our services £2,732.50
Precept for Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester £174.30
Precept for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £67.95
Total (A) £2,974.75
Income
Income2018/2019
Business Rates income £1,332.12
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £110.35
Total (B) £1,442.47
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 £1,532.28

There will be a small additional charge for properties in the parishes of Haigh and Shevington. At band D £6.37 for Haigh and £20.95 for Shevington.

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