The financial year runs from 1 April to 31 March.  An annual budget is agreed in January each year and also decides how much the annual Precept* should be set at.  The  annual accounts  are submitted in the form of an Annual Return to an external auditor.

The council has opted to declare an external audit exemption iaw income and expenditure criteria and submitted the Annual Return Pt 2 page 3 to the External Auditor. 

The internal audit for the year ending 31 March 2018 has been completed.   Key financial documents relating to the year ending 31 March 2018 can be found below:

Audit Exemption Certificate
Accounting Statement
Receipts & Payments
Bank Reconciliation
Significant Variances
Internal Audit Report
Notice Exercise of Public Rights
Local Council: A Guide to Your Rights

*Parish Councils are empowered to raise money for their activities through a tax (the “Precept”) on the village residents which is collected on their behalf by the District or Borough Council, as an addition to the District and County Council Tax.