MHCLG publishes 2018/2019 English collection rates

posted on 18 July 2019, updated on 18 July 2019
On 26 June 2019 the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) published its latest statistics showing the collection rates for council tax and non-domestic rates in England, for 2018 to 2019. 

By the end of March 2019 local authorities had collected £29.3bn in council tax for 2018/19. In doing so the authorities achieved a national average in-year collection rate for council tax of 97.0% in 2018/19, a decrease of 0.1% points over 2017/18. The collection rate in most types of authority decreased slightly from 2017/18 to 2018/19, the only exception being inner London authorities which increased by 0.1% points.

You can find the statistics on the government's website here.

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