Council Tax levels confirmed for 2016/17

Thursday, 3 March 2016
Council Tax levels for 2016/17 were confirmed at a meeting of Full Council last night (2 March 2016). Dover District Council has confirmed that the average total Council Tax bill for 2016/17 for a Band D property in the area will be £1,592, an increase of £55.44 or 3.61% on the 2015/16 bill of £1,536.56.

The Kent County Council element of the bill will increase by £43.56 to £1,133.55, with increases of £5 for the Police and Crime Commissioner, £4.95 for Dover District Council, £1.35 for Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority and an average of 58p for Towns and Parishes.

At £172.44, Dover District Council is one of the lowest taxing district councils in Kent. The increase for the district council element of the bill is less than 10p per week.

For more details see the Budget report to Full Council.

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