Decision details

Council tax and business rate base 2018/19 (KD).

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council is required to set its council tax base and the expected business rate income for the forthcoming year. These calculations are used as the basis for the amount of income the Council will precept from the collection fund.


The council tax base is the estimated full year equivalent number of chargeable dwellings within the Borough.  This is expressed as the equivalent of band D dwellings with 2 or more liable adults.



(KEY) (1) That the provisional Council Tax Base of 34,354.4 for 2018/19 be agreed. (2) That the provisional Retained Business Rates Income of £3.652m for 2018/19 be agreed. (3) To agree that the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, determine the final amounts for the Council Tax Base and Retained Business Rates income for 2018/19.

Report author: Pauline Adams

Publication date: 14/12/2017

Date of decision: 13/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2017 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Effective from: 22/12/2017

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