Publication - Statistics

Council Tax Collection Statistics, 2014-15

Published: 16 Jun 2015
ISBN:
9781785444647

This statistics publication provides Council Tax collection figures for Scottish Local Authorities for the financial year 2014-15 and previous years.

Council Tax Collection Statistics, 2014-15
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Table 4: In-year Council Tax percentage received and total Council Tax percentage received as at 31 March 2015, by year to which the bill refers: Scotland (1)

  Year to which bill refers
2004-05 2005-06 (2) 2006-07 (2) 2007-08 (2) 2008-09 (2) 2009-10 (2) 2010-11 (2) 2011-12 (2) 2012-13 (2) 2013-14 (2) 2014-15 (2)
Percentage collected in billing year 92.7 93.3 93.8 94.2 94.3 94.4 94.7 95.1 95.2 95.2 95.4
Percentage collected after billing year 4.4 3.7 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.0
Percentage received as at 31 March 2015 97.1 97.0 96.9 96.9 96.7 96.7 96.8 96.7 96.5 96.2 95.4

Sources: in-year 2002-03 to 2012-13 - Statutory Performance Indicators published by Audit Scotland; otherwise information supplied by Councils to Scottish Government on the CTRR statistical return

(1) The figures exclude Council Tax Benefit/Reduction and Water and Sewerage Charges. They are before any amounts written off for bad or doubtful debt and reflect any correction to liabilities following billing.

(2 ) 2005-06 onwards - Figures include additional amounts in respect of reduced Second Home/Long Term Empty property discount.


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