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How we work out your Council Tax

The figures we use to work out the Council Tax charge

Our budget requirement

The amount raised through Council Tax is our budget requirement minus the grants we receive from Central Government, and any surplus from previous years.

The council's budget requirement for 2022/2023 is shown below:

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council's budget requirement (current year)
2022/2023
Services Spend £ Income £ Net Cost £
Central Services 3,397,250 (103,100) 3,294,150
Community and Partnerships 3,470,000 (3,149,180) 320,820
Companies and Housing Delivery 405,540 (171,010) 234,530
Environment and Planning 6,732,200 (4,464,640) 2,267,560
Operations and Commercial 16,566,980 (15,528,250) 1,038,730
Property and Projects 1,708,490 (3,320,660) (1,612,170)
Regeneration, Housing and Place 1,007,900 (43,800) 964,100
Resources 39,616,190 (32,119,590) 7,496,600
Chief Executive 470,360 (26,650) 443,710
Leisure and Community Facilities 2,516,760 (496,610) 2,020,150
AWN Management Fee 0 (345,000) (345,000)
Financing Adjustment 2,345,670 0 2,345,670
Internal Drainage Boards 3,009,220 0 3,009,220
Contribution To  General Fund Balance 526,990 (450,000) 76,990
Borough budget requirement 81,773,550 (60,218,490) 21,555,060
Parish precepts 2,936,470 0 2,936,470
Special expenses 778,270 0 778,270
Business rates retention 12,828,520 (24,673,590) (11,845,070)
Government grants 0 (2,352,590) (2,352,590)
Collection fund surplus - Council Tax 0 (25,000) (25,000)
Collection fund surplus - Business Rates 0 0 0
Total budget 2021/22 98,316,810 (87,269,670) 11,047,140

Previous year for comparison

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council's budget requirement (previous year)
2021/2022
Services Spend £ Income £ Net Cost £
Central services 3,008,080 (98,770) 2,909,310
Community and partnerships 3,507,260 (3,177,550) 329,710
Companies and housing delivery 328,380 (42,500) 285,880
Environment and planning 4,962,830 (2,845,490) 2,117,340
Operations and commercial 15,864,870 (14,571,100) 1,293,770
Property and projects 1,738,080 (3,322,620) (1,584,540)
Regeneration, housing and place 950,060 (66,030) 884,030
Resources 40,002,330 (32,442,410) 7,559,920
Chief Executive 331,240 (26,380) 304,860
Alive West Norfolk 3,411,680 (837,820) 2,573,860
Financing Adjustment 2,338,720 (434,780) 1,903,940
Internal Drainage Board 2,868,510 0 2,868,510
Council Tax Support to parishes 21,210 0 21,210
Contribution to general fund balance 255,390 0 255,390
Borough budget requirement 79,588,640 (57,865,450) 21,723,190
Parish precepts 2,755,796 0 2,755,796
Special expenses 752,332 0 752,332
Business rates retention 10,004,180 (21,447,400) (11,443,220)
Government grants 0 (3,260,260) (3,260,260)
Collection fund surplus - Council Tax 0 0 0
Collection fund surplus - Business Rates 0 0 0
Total budget 2021/22 93,100,948 (82,573,110) 10,527,838

Please note, these figures are affected by rounding.

For more information about your 2022 to 2023 Council Tax bill, please see our explanatory note.

What are Special Expenses?

These are charges made by us where we carry out work on behalf of your Parish Council, that would normally be done by the Parish Council themselves.

This work includes maintaining cemeteries, town halls, playing fields, open space and footway lighting.