Council Tax bill increase calculations

Cheshire East Council Tax 2017/18 charges are 4.99% higher than in 2016/17. Of this 4.99%, 3% is reserved for adult social care.  

This table shows how we calculate the new totals for Council Tax bills.

Example calculation based on a Band D property

Table of increases and charges
Tax charge 2016/2017
amount
2017/2018
increase
%of
(c) 
2017/2018
amount
Cheshire East (CE) (a) £1,237.62 (d) £25.11  1.99% (g) £1,262.73
Adult Social Care Levy (CE ASC) (b) £24.33 (e) £37.86  3.00% (h) £62.19
Total CE + CE ASC (c) £1,261.95 (f) £62.97  4.99% (i) £1,324.92

Notes

(a) CE charge for 2016/2017: £1,237.62

(b) CE ASC levy for 2016/2017: £24.33

(c) Total CE charge and CE ASC levy 2016/2017 (a + b = c): £1,237.62  +  £24.33  = £1,261.95

(d) 1.99% increase for 2017/2018 of (c): 0.0199  x  £1,261.95  =  £25.11

(e) 3% increase for 2017/2018 of (c): 0.03  x  £1,261.95  =  £37.86

(f) 4.99% combined increase for 2017/2018 of (c): 0.0499  x  £1,261.95  =  £62.97

(g) a + d (CE charge for 2017/18):  £1,237.62 + £25.11 =  £1,262.73

(h) b + e  (Cumulative figure of CE ASC levy for 2016/17 and 2017/18): £24.33 + £37.86 = £62.19

(i) Total CE charge and CE ASC levy  for 2017/2018 (g + h = i)  or (c + f = i): £1,262.73 + £62.19 = £1,324.92 or £1,261.95 + £62.97 =  £1,324.92

2016/2017 and 2017/2018 comparisons

The table below gives comparisons between 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 for each Council Tax band. 

2016-17 and 2017-18 Comparison
Charge Band A
£ 
Band B£ Band C
£
Band D
£
Band E
£
Band F
£
Band G£ Band H
£

2016/2017
CE ASC

16.22 18.92  21.62 24.33 29.74 35.14  40.55 48.66
2016/2017 CE 825.08 962.59 1,100.11 1,237.62 1,512.65 1,787.67 2,062.70 2,475.24
2016/2017 Total CE and CE ASC 841.30 981.51 1,121.73 1,261.95 1,542.39 1,822.81 2,103.25 2,523.90 
2017/2018 3% increase of total to add to CE ASC 25.24 29.45 33.65 37.86 46.27 54.69 63.10 75.72
2017/2018 (2016/2017 ASC amount  + the extra 3% of the total) 41.46 48.37 55.28 62.19 76.01 89.83 103.65 124.38
2017/2018 CE (2016/2017 + 1.99%) 841.82 982.12 1,122.43 1,262.73 1,543.34 1,823.94 2,104.55 2,525.46
2017/2018 Total CE and CE ASC 883.28 1,030.49 1,177.71 1,324.92 1,619.35 1,913.77 2,208.20 2,649.84