1. Statistics publication

    12 Oct 2018

    Local Authority Housing Income and Expenditure: 1997-1998 to 2017-2018 (near actuals) and 2018-2019 (estimates)

    Housing Revenue Account Statistics 2017-2018 including statistics bulletin, tables, charts, survey form and guidance.

  2. Publication

    27 Sep 2018

    Non Domestic Rating Account 2017 to 2018

    An extract of the Scottish Consolidated Fund accounts, prepared under paragraph 6 of Schedule 12 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

  3. Guidance

    23 Jul 2018

    Common good property: statutory guidance for local authorities

    How local authorities should carry out the new legal duties imposed on them by Part 8 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.

  4. Consultation responses

    19 Jul 2018

    Sexual entertainment venues licensing consultation: summary of responses

    Respondents' views on planned introduction of the new regime for the licensing of sexual entertainment venues.

  5. Factsheet

    20 Apr 2018

    Audit, scrutiny and improvement of councils

    How local government in Scotland is audited, scrutinised and ultimately improved.

  6. Factsheet

    20 Apr 2018

    Local government: how to make a complaint

    How to make a complaint about a Scottish council or councillor.

  7. Factsheet

    19 Apr 2018

    Local government organisations: list

    Information on local government organisations in Scotland and links to their respective websites.

  8. Advice and guidance

    04 Apr 2018

    Council tax on second and long-term unoccupied homes: guidance

    Guidance on local authority discretion to reduce council tax discounts on second and long-term unoccupied homes.

  9. Factsheet

    13 Mar 2018

    Local government finance circulars: index

    A list of local government finance circulars.

  10. Advice and guidance

    14 Dec 2017

    Barclay review of non-domestic tax rates: implementation plan

    Our plan for implementing the recommendations made by the Barclay Review of non-domestic tax rates.

  11. Statistics publication

    31 Oct 2017

    Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: income and expenditure

    This bulletin presents statistics on local authority housing income and expenditure in Scotland from their Housing Revenue Accounts (HRAs).

  12. Report

    22 Aug 2017

    Non-domestic tax rates review: Barclay report

    Report of the external Barclay review into tax rates for non-domestic properties, with recommendations for rates system reform.

  13. Report

    29 Jun 2017

    Rates revaluation of non-domestic properties in Scotland 2017

    Summary analysis of changes in the rateable value of non-domestic properties in Scotland following the 2017 revaluation.

  14. Statistics publication

    21 Jun 2017

    Council tax collection statistics: 2016-2017

    Council tax collection rates for each local authority for billing year 2016 to 2017 and all previous years.

  15. Factsheet

    16 Dec 2016

    Non-domestic rates: contacts

    Contact details for local Assessors, local councils and our local finance team, for enquiries regarding non-domestic rates.

  16. Research publication

    15 Dec 2016

    2017 non-domestic rating revaluation consultation on possible transitional arrangements: analysis of responses

    Analysis of responses to the public consultation on possible transitional arrangements relating to the 2017 non-domestic rating revaluation.

  17. Factsheet

    24 Mar 2016

    Local government borrowing: factsheet

    Information on how local authorities may borrow money to fund capital expenditure.

  18. Legislation

    03 Feb 2014

    Model code of conduct for members of devolved public bodies

    Model Code of Conduct for Members of Devolved Public Bodies revised edition February 2014

  19. Factsheet

    26 Oct 2012

    Local government finance: glossary of terms

    Explanations of common financial terms used in local government.