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Where your Council Tax goes

How much of your Council Tax goes to which service provider

Where the funds are spent

Some of your bill goes to us, and helps to pay for local services. Please see our Financial Plan for more information on this. 

We also collect the Council Tax on behalf of:

The table below shows how much of the Council Tax goes to which service provider. The figures shown are based on an average Band D property in 2020/2021. If you want to find out more about your property band, and the charge breakdown, please see our How much is my Council Tax page.

How much Council Tax goes to which service provider
Authority This year (2020/2021) Last year (2019/2020) % Increase Cost per week

Norfolk County Council

£1,293.30 £1,266.19 2.0% £24.87

Norfolk County Council - Adult Social Care

£123.21 £96.05 2.0% £2.37

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk

£263.07 £253.08 3.9% £5.06

Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk

£130.37 £125.87 3.6% £2.51

Average parish/town council

£51.66 £49.86 3.6% £0.99
Average special expenses £13.96 £13.64 2.4% £0.27

Total

£1,875.58 £1,804.69 3.9% £36.07

To see how much the precept is for your parish/town council, please see our Town and Parish precepts page.

For more information about your 2020 to 2021 Council Tax bill, please see our explanatory note