Explanation of variances 

Name of smaller authority: GITTISHAM PARISH COUNCIL

County area (local councils and parish meetings only: DEVON

Please provide full explanations, including numerical values, for the following:

  • variances of more than 15% between totals for individual boxes (except variances of less than £200); 
  • a breakdown of approved reserves if the total reserves (Box 7) figure is more than twice the annual precept/rates & levies value (Box 2).
Section 22016/17 £2017/18 £Variance £Variance %Detailed explanation of variance (with amounts £)
Box 2 Precept or Rates and Levies    76307997-367-4.8     
Box 3 Total other receipts      29641903106135.7RECEIPTS DECREASED AS TAX REBATE NOT CLAIMED IN TAX YEAR 17-18      
Box 4 Staff costs         2457    2485-28-1.13   
Box 5 Loan interest/ capital repayments      NIL    NIL    NIL    NIL     
Box 6 All other payments      6167    6229-621     
Box 9 Total fixed assets & long term investments & assets15,585  15,58500     
Box 10 Total borrowings      NILNILNILNIL     
Explanation for ‘high’ reserves      Box 7 is more than twice Box 2 because the authority held the following breakdown of reserves at the year end: