Report of Director of Resources enclosed.
The Director of Resources submitted a report for information on the council tax base for 2022/23. The council tax base is set each year between 1 December and 31 January and is an important calculation which sets out the number of dwellings to which council tax is chargeable in an area or part of an area. The tax base is used for the purposes of calculating the band D council tax for the billing authority and also major precepting authorities and parish councils.
The council tax base has increased steadily over the period 2007/08 to 2013/14, however since then it has averaged overall increases of 1.5% to 2.5% each year. The Council Tax Base for 2022/23 is 24,553.