What your Council Tax is spent on

Where the money comes from
Where2021/20222022/23
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £12.8m £23.6m
Business Rates retained* £82.2m £77.0m
Business Rates top up £36.2m £36.9m
Council Tax £126.8m £132.7m
Greater Manchester Police £20.2m £21.5m
Greater Manchester Fire (including Mayoral Precept) £8.4m £9.7m
Loss on Collection Fund - -
Use of Reserves - -
  £286.6m £301.4m
Where the money goes
Where2021/20222022/23
Wigan Council Services £235.6m £247.8m
Shevington and Haigh Parish £0.1m £0.1m
Greater Manchester Police £20.2m £21.5m
Greater Manchester Fire £6.1m £6.7m
Greater Manchester Mayoral Precept £2.3m £3.0m
Passenger Transport Levy £22.3m £22.3m
Loss of Collection Fund - -
  £286.6m £301.4m
What Wigan Council spends the money on
On what2021/20222022/23
Places £51.1m £54.5m
People £167.1m £180.1m
Resources £17.2m £12.6m
Capital Charges - -
Passenger Transport Levy £22.3m £22.3m
Environment Agency Flood Defence Levy £0.2m £0.2m
  £257.9m £269.6m
Money Needed (Based on band D value)
Needed for2021/20222022/23
Money we and our levying bodies need to fund our services £2,785.21 £2870.56
Precept for Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester £218.30 £228.30
Precept for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £90.95 £102.95
Total (A) £3,094.46 £3,201.81
Income
Income2021/20222022/23
Business Rates income £1,278.57 £1,210.61
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £138.32 £250.70
Total (B) £1,416.88 £1,461.31
Council Tax we need to charge for a band D property
Property typeTax
Amount of Council Tax we need to charge for a band D property £1,740.49

There will be a small additional charge for properties in the parishes of Haigh and Shevington. At band D £12.03 for Haigh and £24.20 for Shevington.

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