The latest standard-setting local authority accounting guidance.
Codes of Practice
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Code Guidance Notes 2019/20
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Financial Management Code: Gold Package
If you are responsible for preparing or auditing local authority accounts to ensure that the requirements of the Code are met, this checklist will provide all the authoritative guidance you are looking for. For this year’s checklist, the requirements for all three nations are now together in one checklist.
If you are responsible for preparing or auditing local authority accounts to ensure that the requirements of the Code are met, this checklist will provide all the authoritative guidance you are looking for. For this year’s checklist, the requirements for all three nations are included in one checklist.
Updated for 2019, this revised guide offers practical help to authorities to retain service funding. The guide addresses issues with current funding and demonstrates ways that the income for local authority is changing.
This publication describes the local levies made by authorities to fund expenditure following the implementation of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.
It includes the number of chargeable dwellings by band; the average council tax per dwelling; the average Band D equivalent council tax; authorities’ budget requirements and levels of precepts.
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This publication provides practical suggestions on how the annual statement of accounts can strike a better balance between compliance with standards and providing clearer, simpler and more transparent information. It focuses on things that matter most in a local authority context.