Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
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Tags: budget

GAPTC subscription fees 2019/20

The GAPTC Executive Committee met on Wednesday 24th October to agree the subscription fee for 2019/20.

The 2018/19 subs were 32.36 pence per electorate (this was made up of 25.5 pence to GAPTC and 6.86 pence to NALC).

At the NALC AGM it was agreed that the NALC contribution would increase from 6.86 pence to 6.99 pence for 2019/20 (an increase of 0.13 pence per elector).

At the GAPTC AGM in July a commitment... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 09:41 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, GAPTC, subscriptions, budget

GAPTC subscription fees 2018/19

The Executive Committee are meeting on Thursday to agree the subscription rates for 2018/19.

Three options are being discussed, as soon as a decision has been made all GAPTC members will be informed.

2017/18 subs were 31.98 pence per electorate (this is made up of 25.25 pence to GAPTC and 6.73 pence to NALC).

NALC approved an increase from 6.73 pence to 6.86 pence for 2018/19.

The options for overall subscription... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:39 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, subscriptions, budget, finance

Independent Internal Audits

Just a reminder that GAPTC offer an Internal Audit Service (IAS), so if you are interested, please contact us.

The information (instruction letter, costs) are all available on the GAPTC website (under I in the documents section), but if you have any questions or queries please contact the office on (01452) 883388.

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:34 by Anita Sach

Tags: finance, internal audit service, IAS, budget

Precept - selling it to your residents

It's the time of year when councils start worrying about the effect of a potential increase in their precept demands. This is especially so if your council is no longer receiving any support grant from your district council as you may need to make up the difference with an increase in the precept. Even though it was known that the support grant would be on a declining basis over several years, it may... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:46 by Anita Sach

Tags: News, Precept, budget

GAPTC subscription fees 2017/18

At the GAPTC Executive Committee meeting on 27.10.16 the subscription costs for 2017/18 were discussed.Three options were put forward:-1) No GAPTC increase, NALC element increases by 1.99% (as agreed at the NALC AGM in October)2) GAPTC element increases by 0.99%, NALC element increases by 1.99%3) GAPTC element increases by 1.99%, NALC element increases by 1.99%Option 2 was agreed, this changes the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:04 by Alison Robinson

Tags: finance, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, budget, subscription fees

GAPTC subscription fees 2016/17

A special meeting of the Executive Committee was convened today to discuss and agree the GAPTC subscription fees for 2016/17.

A finance working group had previously met to set out the budget for the forthcoming year, and to analyse the financial models presented (ranging from no increase to 2.5 pence per elector).

It was unanimously agreed that an increase of 1 pence would be added.

Please note at the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:14 by Alison Robinson

Tags: finance, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, budget, subscription fees

Local Council Tax Support grant

We have been contacted by quite a few councils relating to the potential loss of LCTS, as local councils will have to increase the precept to 'bridge the gap'.

Councils could consider the option of increasing the precept alongside the LCTS, and accrue funds (into financial reserves), to be used when the grant ceases in order to soften the blow, especially as the precept is not being capped currently.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:08 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Local Council Tax Support grant, finance, budget