Where your Council Tax goes

Although the Borough Council collects your council tax, we only keep about 11.1p from every pound.

The rest is divided between other public bodies that deliver services. The table below shows what percentage they each get.

How your Council Tax is shared
Percentage Council or public body
75.7% Hertfordshire County Council
11.1% Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
11% Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire
2.2% Parish and Town Council

Find out how this breaks down by Council Tax bands.

If you live in a property in council tax bands A to D, you are likely to receive a £150 council tax rebate from the government to help with the cost of living.

Find out more about the £150 council tax energy rebate