Financial Information

Council Tax (Precept)

Every year, the Town Council has to decide what it wants to do in the coming year(s), the costs of the plans are estimated and the Council draws up a budget to work out how much money it needs for the next financial year. The Town Council then works out how it will pay for the budget plan (for example: grants, fees and charges, savings, Council tax). This is usually finalised at the December Council meeting. A formal document is then sent to inform Kettering Borough Council.

Kettering Borough Council co-ordinates the other demands from Northamptonshire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire, and the Borough Council itself. The Borough Council adds up the four amounts and works out how much each household must pay.

The amount you pay in Council Tax for 2018/19 is divided between the following:

Details of the Council tax for 2018-19 on Kettering Borough Council's website are here.


Further details of the Town Council's budgets for the current financial year can be obtained from the Town Clerk.

Payment Schedules

The Town Council publishes a monthly list of payments made. These can be viewed in documents under Bill Payments List:

End of Year Accounts

Financial Regulations

Annual Return


Public Notice of Right to Inspect Accounts