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Council Tax for 2017/2018

Flats

Castle Point Borough Council collects the Council Tax for itself and on behalf of these authorities:
1. Essex County Council
2. Police & Crime Commissioner for Essex
3. Essex Fire Authority

 

The table below shows the amount of Council Tax each of the above authorities has set for 2017/18. When these amounts are added together, they give the total Council Tax for a property in each band.

 

Council Tax bands and rates

Band

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

 

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

Castle Point Borough Council

162.24

189.28

216.32

243.36

297.44

351.52

405.60

486.72

Essex County Council

775.80

905.10

1,034.40

1,163.70

1,422.30

1,680.90

1,939.50

2,327.40

Police & Crime Commissioner for Essex

104.70

122.15

139.60

157.05

191.95

226.85

261.75

314.10

Essex Fire Authority

46.02

53.69

61.36

69.03

84.37

99.71

115.05

138.06

Total

1,088.76

1,270.22

1,451.68

1,633.14

1,996.06

2,358.98

2,721.90

3,266.28

We also collect from residents of Canvey Island an additional amount for the Canvey Island Town Council. The amounts for each band are:

Canvey Island Town Council Council tax bands and rates

Band

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Canvey Island Town Council

13.74

16.03

18.32

20.61

25.19

29.77

34.35

41.22

Total

1,102.50

1,286.25

1,470.00

1,653.75

2,021.25

2,388.75

2,756.25

3,307.50

 

Adult Social Care 

For 2017/2018, Essex County Council's Council Tax has increased overall by 2.97% but the whole of this increase is directly attributable to the funding of adult social care. The split of this charge for Essex County Council and for the adult social care element is as shown below. For further information click here

Essex County Council Council Tax and Adult Social Care precept

Band

Increase on 2016/17

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

 

%

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

£

Total 2017/18 Essex County Council Tax per Band

2.97%

775.80

905.10

1,034.40

1,163.70

1,422.30

1,680.90

1,939.50

2,327.40

Essex County Council excluding Adult Social Care precept

0.0%

738.90

862.05

985.20

1,108.35

1,354.65

1,600.95

1,847.25

2,216.70

 

Leaflets and Financial Information

Below are the leaflets that form part of your annual Council Tax bill, please click on the relevant guide to download and view the leaflet:

Council Tax Information Letter 2017-18.pdf [pdf] 133KB

Financial Information 2017-2018.pdf [pdf] 20KB

For the financial information relating to the other authorities please click on the following links:

Essex County Council Click here

Essex Fire Authority  Click here

Police & Crime Commissioner For Essex   Click here