Finance and council tax


We expect that there’ll be at least £70 million less to spend each year on services in East Sussex in future. Tell us your views: Tough budget choices – imagining the future for East Sussex.

Paying your council tax

Links to your local district or borough council for enquiries about council tax payments and benefits, and details of how the amount is calculated and where that money goes.

How we have spent your money

Details of our Annual Statement of Accounts, including a summary version and payments to suppliers over £500.

How we plan to spend your money

Our council tax leaflets describe how the tax is made up and where your money is spent. Our Financial Budget Summary sets out our spending plans in more detail.

Overview of how local government finance works

How local government is financed and how central government decides how much money we receive.

How we look after your money

The measures we take to make sure our finances are managed responsibly.

How to tell us about fraud or corruption

Let us know in confidence if you think there is evidence of fraud or corruption.

Tough budget choices – imagining the future for East Sussex

Information about the scale of budget changes over the next four years.

Business rates

Who to contact about business rates and other business premises information.

How we set fees and charges

Where our money comes from, how we look after it and how we spend it, and information about Council tax.