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Where your Council Tax goes

Your yearly Council Tax charge is based on:

  • the area you live in, known as the parish
  • the valuation of your property, which gives it the Council Tax band

Our budget and spending

Learn more about your Council Tax and the services we deliver for you here: 

For information about the adult social care precept visit the Gloucestershire County Council website.

District council funding

We use our share of the Council Tax collected to help pay for a variety of services, including:

The Council Tax we collect does not pay for the full cost of local services. The rest of our funding comes from:

  • Central Government grants
  • Redistributed business rates
  • Interest income
  • Various fees and charges
  • Other grants and contributions
  • Savings