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West Hoathly Parish Council raises and spends money for the benefit of the local community. Much of the income comes from the the Precept which is the element of the a resident's Council Tax that is paid to West Hoathly Parish Council.

Every year, the Parish Council draws up budgets and calculates how much money it needs for the next Financial Year. Budgets are usually finalised at the January Parish Council meeting and then the required precept amount submitted to Mid Sussex District Council.

Mid Sussex District Council co-ordinate the demands from the Parish Council, West Sussex County Council, Sussex Police and themselves and issue the Council Tax bills to be paid from 1st April each year.

Council Tax payers must pay therefore the Parish Council needs to be be accountable for where the money goes and for providing sound financial management

Financial Information

Current Year Accounts

Quarterly Financial Analysis

Monthly Finance Report & Bank Reconciliation

End of Year Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2020

Internal Audit

Annual Return

Budget & Precept

Further details of the Parish Council's budgets for the 2019/20 Financial Year can be obtained from the Parish Clerk.

Financial Regulations

To ensure sound financial management West Hoathly Parish Council has a set of financial policies and procedures that it follows.

  • Financial Regulations (PDF, 327 Kb)

    Parish Council Financial Regulations - the rules for managing the Council's finances.

Asset Register 2018-19

Public Notice Right to Inspect Accounts May 2019

Financial Reserves Policy

Financial Risk Management Assessment