Council Tax Charges & Financial Information

The Council has set the Council Tax charges for the financial year beginning 1st April 2021 If you qualify for any reduction they will be calculated automatically and shown on your bill.

Council Tax Charges 2021/22

You can view our full revenue and capital budgets, which show our income and spending plans, on the document below.

Financial Information 2021/22

To search for a Council Tax Band, please use our online search.

You can also compare the Council Tax charges to last year by using our Council Tax comparison 2020/21 to 2021/22

Adult Social Care Precept (Staffordshire County Council)

The government has allowed adult social care councils which provide social care to adults to increase their share of Council Tax. This additional Council Tax charge is called the adult social care precept. ("Adult social care authorities" are local authorities which have functions under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014, namely county councils in England (Staffordshire County Council in this area), district councils for an area in England for which there is no county council, London borough councils, the Common Council of the City of London and the Council of the Isles of Scilly.)

This started in 2016/17 and it is a government requirement that this precept is shown as a separate line on your council tax bill.

The income generated from this charge is ring-fenced, meaning it can only be used for adult social care services.

The Adult Social Care precept (£151.69 for Band D) combines the amount charged in 2020-21 (£112.81) and the 2021-22 levy (£38.88).

General Precept Adult Social Care Precept Total
2020/21 £1,183.14 £112.81 £1,295.95
2021/22 increases £25.79* £38.88** £49.72
2021/22 £1,208.93 £151.69 £1,360.62

*This is an increase of 1.99% on the 20/21 total Band D of £1,295.95

**This is an increase of 3.00% on the 20/21 total Band D of £1,295.95


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