The accounts of the Town Council are submitted to the external auditor in the form of the Annual Return and include
1 Statement of accounts
2 Governance statement – a statement about the preparation of the accounts and the maintenance of financial records
3 A report on variances between 2014/2015 and 2015/2016.
Council RESOLVED that the Accounts for 2015/2016 be approved and that the Annual Return for 2015/2016 be approved and submitted to the External Auditor at its meeting on 9 June 2016.
Annual Return and External Auditor’s Report
Town Council Precept 2016/17
The precept is the town council’s share of the council tax. The precept demand goes to the billing authority, Cheshire East, which collects the tax for the Town Council. The ‘Precept’ is converted into an amount per Council Tax Band that is added onto the Council Tax bill. The precept for 2016/17 was £470,341.