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Council tax financial information 2023-24

Find out more about the expenditure and council tax requirements in 2023-24 for:

The precepts are more than £140,000. 

Surrey County Council is the adult social care authority for Surrey and the Secretary of State has made the following statement about this.

The Secretary of State made an offer to adult social care authorities. ('Adult social care authorities' are local authorities which have functions under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014, namely county councils in England, district councils for an area in England for which there is no county council, London borough councils, the Common Council of the City of London and the Council of the Isles of Scilly.)

The offer was the option of an adult social care authority being able to charge an additional 'precept' on its council tax without holding a referendum, to assist the authority in meeting its expenditure on adult social care from the financial year 2016-17. It was originally made in respect of the financial years up to and including 2019-20. If the Secretary of State chooses to renew this offer in respect of a particular financial year, this is subject to the approval of the House of Commons.

Surrey County Council's charge also includes an element for:


There are some minor errors in our Guildford Borough Council leaflet. On page 3, for every £1 we spend it should read:

  • economic development: 1p
  • asset property management: 14p
  • transfers to reserves: -1p
  • cultural and heritage services: 2p
  • recovering debts should read debt repayment: 3p