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
Current Year Accounts
The latest year to date Summary Receipts and Payments statement
Quarterly Financial Analysis
Monthly Finance Report & Bank Reconciliation
End of Year Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2020
Budget & Precept
Further details of the Parish Council's budgets for the 2019/20 Financial Year can be obtained from the Parish Clerk.
To ensure sound financial management West Hoathly Parish Council has a set of financial policies and procedures that it follows.