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How your council tax is spent

Calculation of Council Tax 2023-2024

Gross Expenditure1,037,241
Minus Fees & Charges75,888
Net Spending961,353
  Net Expenditure (excluding capital charges) Capital Charges Net Expenditure (including capital charges) Change from previous year Change from previous year BAND D Council Tax Equivalent

SPENDING PER DIRECTORATE

£000

£000

£000

£000

%

£

Education & Children Services

422,458

34,613

457,071

13,999

3%

659

Health & Social Care

234,669

1,394

236,063

19,038

9%

340

Enterprise & Environment

135,907

22,742

158,649

28,789

22%

229

Finance & Corporate Services

65,048

4,274

69,322

16,017

30%

100

Communities

83,437

12,476

95,913

11,215

13%

138

Other Services

-333

0

-333

666

67%

0

Additional Items

-37,655

0

-37,655

-66,394

-231%

-54

Adjustment for Capital Charges

n/a

-17,677

-17,677

-4,283

-32%

-24

NET SERVICE EXPENDITURE

903,531

57,822

961,353

19,047

2%

1,388

Financed by:

Government Grants

599,616

 

Non-Domestic Rates

172,108

 
Total amount to be met from Council Tax

189,629

 
 

961,353

 

For comparative purposes the ‘change from previous year’ column reflects the change in Net Expenditure including capital charges.

The main movements for all the Services are accounting adjustments for pensions and capital charges, also additional funding from Scottish Government.