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Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimates (POBE)

Published: 4 Sep 2019

The Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimate (POBE) return collects provisional outturn figures for the current year and budget estimates for the forthcoming year on an annual basis.

Published:
4 Sep 2019
Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimates (POBE)

The Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimate (POBE) return collects provisional outturn figures for the current year and budget estimates for the forthcoming year on an annual basis. The return is issued to all 32 councils. Other local authorities are not required to complete this return.

The figures collected in the POBE return are published in the Local government Revenue Expenditure and Financing: Provisional Outturn and Budget Estimates publications. Once published the data is used for a variety of purposes, including the calculation of GAE assessments and to feed in to HM Treasury publications.

Historical forms and guidance are availble on request by contacting lgfstats@gov.scot.

POBE 2020

  • Return Issued: 12 February 2020
  • Return Due: 25 March 2020

Please click on the links below to download the blank POBE return and associated guidance.

POBE 2020 guidance

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POBE 2020 blank return

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