The accounts of the Town Council are submitted to the external auditor, BDO, in the form of the Annual Return and include
Section 1 Annual Governance Statement 2016/17
a statement about the preparation of the accounts and the maintenance of financial records
Section 2 Accounting Statements 2016/17
Council RESOLVED that the Accounts for 2016/2017 be approved and that the Annual Return for 2016/2017 be approved and submitted to the External Auditor at its meeting on 22 June 2017.
The accounting statements have been audited by BDO.
Annual Return for Financial Year ending 31 March 2017
Section 3 External Auditors report 2016-17
Town Council Precept
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 2017/18 was £553,378. The precept for 2018/19 is £574.958.