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.