FOI Request - Council Tax Payments
1- I would like to see the previous 3 years of receipts for where the council tax funding is being spent. I do not want to see percentages but proof in pounds (£s) as to where the annual council tax is being spent.
2 - I would like to know if my council tax funds to Moray council payment goes towards Police Service, Grampian Ambulance Service, moray Waste collection and Schools. If so I would like to know as to what percentage it is distributed?
3 - Which law, not legislation, states that council tax must be paid?
4 - Which law states that it is a criminal offence to not pay council tax?
5 - Please attach the copy of contract in where I agreed to pay for council tax. Please keep in mind that an ‘assumptuous agreement' does not stand up in court.
1 - Under Section 25 of the Freedom for Information (Scotland) Act (2022), this information is otherwise accessible.The local authority annually publishes details of its spending. It is contained it a leaflet which accompanies Council Tax bills. A copy of the current year leaflet can be found on our website at: http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_121345.html. This page also holds copies of leaflets for the last four years.
2 - Please see the information within previously provided web address: http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_121345.html.
3 - Council Tax is currently administered by Moray Council in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.
4 - Please see our answer to question 3.
5 - Payment of Council Tax is not governed by contract law, so there is no such agreement. Please see our answer to question 3.