The Executive Director of Resources presented the Council Tax Base Report 2022/23 for Members’ consideration. Cabinet was informed that this was a technical report which focused on the Council Tax base for the District. Officers had calculated that the Council Tax Base in the District, for band d equivalent properties, was 37,511, which represented an increase of 136 on the Council Tax base the previous year.
Members discussed the wording of the proposal detailed in the report and questioned whether Cabinet could resolve this matter or would need to refer the report on to Council. Cabinet was advised that the Council Tax Base figure would inform the Council’s budget. However, in line with previous years, the Cabinet had the authority to resolve the Council Tax Base.
The amount calculated by Bromsgrove District Council as the Council Tax Base for the whole area for 2022/23 is approved at 37,511.05, to include the individual parish elements