Council Tax bill increase calculations

Cheshire East Council Tax 2018/2019 charges are 5.99% higher than in 2017/2018. Of this 5.99%, 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 2017/2018
amount
2018/2019
increase
%of
(c) 
2018/2019
amount
Cheshire East (CE) (a) £1,262.73 (d) £39.61  2.99% (g) £1,302.34
Adult Social Care Levy (CE ASC) (b) £62.19 (e) £39.75  3.00% (h) £101.94
Total CE + CE ASC (c) £1,324.92 (f) £79.36  5.99% (i) £1,404.28

Notes

(a) CE charge for 2017/2018: £1,262.73

(b) CE ASC levy for 2017/2018: £62.19

(c) Total CE charge and CE ASC levy 2017/2018 (a + b = c): £1,262.73  +  £62.19  = £1,324.92

(d) 2.99% increase for 2018/2019 of (c): 0.0299  x  £1,324.92  =  £39.61

(e) 3% increase for 2018/2019 of (c): 0.03  x  £1,324.92  =  £39.75

(f) 5.99% combined increase for 2018/2019 of (c): 0.0599  x  £1,324.92  =  £79.36

(g) a + d (CE charge for 2018/19):  £1,262.73 + £39.61 =  £1,302.34

(h) b + e  (Cumulative figure of CE ASC levy for 2017/18 and 2018/19): £62.19 + £39.75 = £101.94

(i) Total CE charge and CE ASC levy  for 2018/2019 (g + h = i)  or (c + f = i): £1,302.34 + £101.94 = £1,404.28 or £1,324.92 + £79.36 =  £1,404.28

2017/2018 and 2018/2019 comparisons

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

2017-18 and 2018-19 Comparison
Charge Band A
£ 
Band B£ Band C
£
Band D
£
Band E
£
Band F
£
Band G£ Band H
£

2017/2018
CE ASC

41.46 48.37  55.28 62.19 76.01 89.83  103.65 124.38
2017/2018  CE 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 
2018/2019 3% increase of total to add to CE ASC 26.50 30.92 35.33 39.75 48.58 57.42 66.25 79.50
2018/2019 (2017/2018 ASC amount  + the extra 3% of the total) 67.96 79.29 90.61 101.94 124.59 147.25 169.90 203.88
2018/2019 2.99% increase of total to add to CE 26.41 30.81 35.21 39.61 48.41 57.22 66.02 79.22
2018/2019  CE (2017/2018 + 1.99%) 868.23 1,012.93 1,157.64 1,302.34 1,591.75 1,881.16 2,170.57 2,604.68
2018/2019 Total CE and CE ASC 936.19 1,092.22 1,248.25 1,404.28 1,716.34 2,028.41 2,340.47 2,808.56