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Council Tax performance

Cost of collection and collection performance

2016/17 - Yearly Council Tax Collection

North Ayrshire Council collected 94.7% of Council Tax billed within the 2016/17 financial year.

This is the same collection rate as the previous year.

During 2016/17 there was a decrease in Council Tax Reduction and a Council Tax levy of 150% was implemented for long term empty properties.

During 2016/17 an additional £1.1M was collected compared to last year to result in the same collection performance of 94.7%

2016/17 – Yearly Cost of Collecting Council Tax

The Cost of Collecting Council Tax per dwelling for 2016/17 is £7.67.

This is a reduction of £2.76 compared to last year.

During 2016/17 there was a reduction in Sheriff Officer commission and support cost recharges.