Parish Council Accounts

The financial year (FY) runs from 1st April – 31st March annually.

The Parish Clerk, who is also the Responsible Finance Officer (RFO), runs the accounts in accordance with the current Parish Council Financial Regulations.

All expenditures are itemised each month in the monthly minutes as they occur. All expenditures are required to be authorised by the Parish Council prior to payment, with the exception of regular payments which may be paid in advance of authorisation, with the regular payment authorised at the next monthly meeting.

The following documents are to be published annually on the website to comply with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015 and the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities:

Previous Financial Year – FY 2019/20

Summary of Income and Expenditures – click here

Annual Governance and Accountability Return, to include:

Certificate of Exemption for Smaller Authorities – click here

Annual Internal Audit Report – click here

Section 1 – Annual Governance Statement – click here

Section 2 – Accounting Statements – click here

Notice of Public Rights – click here

Current Asset Register – click here

Current Financial Year – FY 2020/21

Annual budget for the current FY – click here

Requests for additional information :  Please contact the Parish Clerk / RFO  admin@greateaston.org or clerk@greateastonparishcouncil.org.

NB Financial records are retained for up to five years.