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Local Government Finance - Data Supplier Area

CTAS (Annual)


Council Tax Assumptions


The CTAS form asks councils to set out the assumptions used in setting their Band D council tax levels. It allows an assessment to be made of the viability of these assumptions.



Timetable for Return

Current Return

CTAS 2017

Return Issued

03 February 2017

Return Due

28 February 2017


Form Download

You will see that we are asking about long term empty properties after new legislation, Local Government Finance (Unoccupied Properties etc.) (Scotland) Act 2012 (SSI 2013/45), came in at the beginning of the current council tax year. This gives councils discretionary powers to vary the rates for certain dwellings

Historical Information

Please use the links below to access past forms and guidance for this return.

  • 2016

      Form | Guidance

  • 2015

      Form | Guidance

  • 2014

      Form | Guidance

Data and Analysis