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Thursday, October 01, 2020

Radstock Town CouncilWelcome to Our Website

Accounts and finance

Monthly Expenditure Over £500

The Town Council aims to be transparent and open in all its dealings and transactions.

This page will provide you with important information about the Council's finances. For futher information click below;

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Statement of Accounts

The Council produces statements of accounts each year which are published here.

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The Town Council is regularly audited by both a Council appointed auditor and an external auditor, appointed by the Audit Commission.

The Annual Return and audit reports can be found by clicking below

AUDIT 2019-20: Please note that, as a result of lockdown restrictions, the internal and external audit procedures have been delayed slightly. The period for the exercise of public rights to inspect the accounts will be 8th July to 18th August and the annual audit and accountability return along with the year-end accounts will be available to view on the website by 8th July.

Paper copies can be purchased on request

Notice of Date of Commencement of Period for the exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2020

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017

Asset Register

Asset Register 2019 -20


CIL & S106 Funding

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge that local authorities can set on new development in order to raise funds to help fund the infrastructure, facilities and services - such as schools or transport improvements - which are needed to support new homes and businesses in the areas.

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Each year the Town Council calculates the money it needs to provide its services. Then it deducts the income it expects to receive from fees and charges such as rents and grants.  This leaves the required amount to spend on services and any capital projects which are planned for the year ahead.

The precept is the amount it levies on the Unitary Council (Bath and NE Somerset Council).  It is collected by them as a proportion of the total Council Tax paid by Radstock households. 

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Financial regulations

The Council has to comply with the law in administering its finances. The ‘rules’ which are officially called Financial Regulations are available to download. They are subject to regular review.

Financial Regulations - Adopted 27 May 2020