The Local Government Finance Act 1992 is the legislative basis for the current system of local taxation, namely Council Tax. The Council is required to set a balanced budget by 11 March in the financial year preceding that for which it is set.
The Council’s approved budgets are reflected in the Revenue Estimates document published annually by Orkney Islands Council. The Revenue Estimates document for 2021 - 2022 can be accessed in PDF format from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.
Revenue Estimates published by Orkney Islands Council for previous years can also be accessed from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.
Please note that due to the complexity of the spreadsheets these reports are created from, the documents do not completely conform to web accessibility standards. If you require any assistance regarding information in these reports, please contact Customer Services on 01856873535.