Polperro Community Council finances its activities primarily through the Precept (the amount of money it raises from council tax payers in the parish). This is collected by Cornwall Council as part of your Council Tax Bill and you will see the Parish element of Council Tax listed in the “Breakdown of Charges” box on your bill. Polperro Community Council has set its Precept for the Financial Year April 2023 to March 2024) at £89,433.75. The precept amounts to around £126.64 per year for a Band D household.

The Council also receives income from the door-pay systems on the public toilets at Crumplehorn and Fishnabridge, and an estimate of the annual income from these has been used in the formulation of the Precept. The Council begins its deliberations on the next year’s Precept level from its October meeting onwards and submits its final bid to Cornwall Council after the December meeting.

Audit of 2022 / 2023 Accounts

Annual Governance And Accountability Return for Polperro Community Council 2022/23.

At the end of the Financial Year (31st March 2023) Polperro Community Council is required by law:

A. to prepare Accounting Statements for the year ended 31 March 2023 in the form required by proper practices (the relevant annual return, now known as the AnnualGovernance and Accountability Return or AGAR, Part 1, 2 or 3);
B. to approve and publish the unaudited AGAR including the Accounting Statements.
C. to provide for the exercise of public rights; and
D. to publish the audited AGAR, including the signed external auditor report, by 30 September 2023.

This process began on 1st April and each stage will be documented on this web page. This will include the dates when public rights of inspection of accounts and documents can be exercised. If you have questions about any part of the process, please contact the Clerk.

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