Council Finance

    Annual Governance Statement (pdf 214kb)

    Budget 2021-2022 (pdf 3.8mb)

    Budget 2020-2021 (pdf 1.8mb)

    Budget 2019-2020 (pdf 2.68mb)

    Budget 2018-2019 (pdf 2.7mb)

    Budget 2017-2018 (pdf 1.3mb)

    Budget 2016-2017 (pdf 846kb)

    Fees and Charges

    National Audit Office (your rights) (pdf 195kb)

    Notice of Appointment of Auditor to Stafford Borough Council from 2018 (pdf 9kb)

    Accounts 2019-2020

    Accounts 2018-2019

    Accounts 2017-2018

    Accounts 2016-2017

    Accounts 2015-2016

    Accounts 2014-2015

    Accounts 2013-2014

    Accounts 2012-2013

    Accounts 2011-2012

    Council Tax 2021/22

    The amount of money required by the Council (its budget requirement for 2021/22 to carry out its functions and provide services is £11.526 million (£12.358 million in 2020/21).

    A proportion of this is met from Business Rates Retention with the balance being met from council taxpayers. 

    The table below provides an analysis of the funding of the budget requirement and illustrates how the charge of £162.30 for a Band D property is calculated.


    Budget 2021/22

    Band D Equivalent

    Budget Requirement 11,526 240.15
    Less Business Rates Retention 3,737 77.85
    Council Tax Requirement




    Further details about the Council's spending plans and the Council Tax for 2021/22 can be obtained from the Council Tax Booklet

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