Financial Information

End of Year Accounts

External Auditors Report

Internal Audit Reports

Precept & Governance & Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England guide 2017

The Precept is that element of your Council Tax that is paid to Charlesworth Parish Council.

Every year, the Parish Council draws up budgets and calculates how much money it needs for the next Financial Year. These are usually finalised at the January Council meeting and then submitted to High Peak Borough Council. HPBC co-ordinates the other demands from Derbyshire County Council, the Police and themselves and come up with the rate to be paid from 1st April of that year.

At the end of each financial year an annual return is prepared detailing income and expenditure for the year using guidance from 'Governance & Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England 2017'

Explanation of Variances