Council Tax and Budgets

Thursday, 13 February 2020
Request Date
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Response Date
Tuesday, January 28, 2020


How many households are currently registered for the purposes of Council Tax calculations in the area?

In each of the last seven years, how many responses were submitted to the council’ annual public budget consultation exercise? Please detail whether the responses were submitted:

Online or via email;

By post;


In each of the next five years, what is the council’s estimated budget funding gap or shortfall?

In each of the next five years, what is the area’s Integration Joint Board’s estimated funding gap or shortfall?


Q1 - we currently have 14,741 live accounts on the Council Tax system
Q2 – we don’t record this information
Q3 & 4 -

Budget Funding Gap:
Comhairle £m/ IJB £m
2020/21 £5.5m £3.6m
2021/22 £2.3m £1.8m
2022/23 £2.2m £2.6m
2023/24 £2.9m £3.3m
2024/25 £2.1m £3.5m