Key findings (summary statistics):
Between 1993-94 and 2013-14, the total amount of Council Tax billed in Scotland was £32.314 billion, of which £31.192 billion, or 96.5%, was collected by 31 March 2014.
In 2013-14, the total amount of Council Tax billed in Scotland (excluding Council Tax Reduction) was £2.040 billion. Of this total, £1.942 billion was collected by 31 March 2014.
The provisional in-year Council Tax collection rate in Scotland for 2013-14 was 95.2%, the same as the audited figure from the previous year. However, the underlying trend is upwards with in-year collection rates having improved steadily from 87.2% in 1998-99, to 91.7% in 2003-04, and now 95.2% in 2013-14.
Provisional in-year collection rates for 2013-14 ranged from 92.7% (Dundee City) to 97.8% (East Renfrewshire) across the 32 local authorities.