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Council tax in Wyre

We collect council tax on behalf of local agencies details of which can be found here. These include Lancashire County CouncilLancashire Police and Crime Commissioner, Lancashire Combined Fire Authority, local parish/town councils, and us.

The amount of council tax you pay depends on how much certain public bodies in your area need to spend to deliver local services, and also how much they get from elsewhere. The amount you have to pay also depends on which valuation band your home is placed in.

A table of council tax charges 2015/16 by parish is available.

This year (2015/16) a local home will pay a total of £180.16 (band D) for the services we deliver. This generates approximately £6.1m which together with Government grants and external funding totalling £8.4m funds our net expenditure of £14.5m.

Details of how council tax helps to pay for services in Wyre can be found here, and a summary of changes from the previous year here.

You can download a copy of the 2015/16 Council Tax Leaflet to read online.

If you are a business, and are looking for information about business rates, visit our business rates section.

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