What your Council Tax is spent on

Where the money comes from
Where2018/20192019/2020
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £9.8m £11.8m
Business Rates retained* £74.9m £78.5m
Business Rates top up £44m £34.7m
Council Tax £115.2m £116.7m
Greater Manchester Police £15.6m £19.2m
Greater Manchester Fire (including Mayoral Precept) £6.1m £8.4m
Loss on Collection Fund - -
Use of Reserves - -
  £265.6m £269.3m
Where the money goes
Where2018/20192019/2020
Wigan Council Services £221.5m £219m
Shevington and Haigh Parish £0.1m £0.1m
Greater Manchester Police £15.6m £19.2m
Greater Manchester Fire £5.4m £6.1m
Greater Manchester Mayoral Precept 0.7m £2.3m
Passenger Transport Levy £22.3m £22.7m
Loss of Collection Fund - -
  £265.6m £269.3m
What Wigan Council spends the money on
On what2018/20192019/2020
Places £54.3m £34.3m
People £154m £170.3m
Resources £13.2m £14.3
Capital Charges - -
Passenger Transport Levy £22.3m £22.7m
Environment Agency Flood Defence Levy £0.2m £0.2m
  £244m £241.8m
Money Needed (Based on band D value)
Needed for2019/2020
Money we and our levying bodies need to fund our services £2,672.91
Precept for Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester £198.30
Precept for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority £76.95
Total (A) £2,948.16
Income
Income2019/2020
Business Rates income £1,252.43
Government Grant (S.31 grant) £130.45
Total (B) £1,382.88
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 £1,565.28

There will be a small additional charge for properties in the parishes of Haigh and Shevington. At band D £6.87 for Haigh and £20.95 for Shevington.

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