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Tax tot-up tops average £1,500

Posted on March 8, 2007

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The final council tax tot-up has taken place, so South Beds householders can now check out how big their bill will be for 2007/08.

Council tax bills are made up of shares for various different authorities, who provide all sorts of services for people in South Beds.

The last piece of the council tax jigsaw for the coming year has just been clicked into place, at South Beds District Council's budget-setting meeting.

Councillors voted through the Tory budget, which means that the district council's share of the council tax will go up by 2.99 per cent this year.

Executive committee councillor Philip Penman, who has special responsibility for resource management, said: "We are increasing the district council tax by 2.99 per cent - less than the rate of inflation, and so this is a reduction in real terms in the amount our residents will pay to us in the coming year.

"I have budgeted for the same low increase for the next four years, too. By running South Bedfordshire District Council efficiently, and by listening to what out residents want, I am delighted that we can provide a wide and growing range of high quality services, while reducing the burden of council tax."

Eaton Bray households Council Tax Bill 2007-08

  • Band A: £983.37
  • Band B: £1,147.26
  • Band C: £1,311.16
  • Band D: £1,475.05
  • Band E: £1,802.84
  • Band F: £2,130.63
  • Band G: £2,458.42
  • Band H: £2,950.10

Source: Dunstable Gazette, 7 March 2007

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