What your Council Tax pays for
Last updated 23 March 2023
1. Council Tax explained
Your Council Tax goes towards local services such as support for:
- the elderly and vulnerable
- young people and schools
- parks maintenance
- refuse disposal
- street cleaning
- many more local services
You can find more detailed information in the:
- Council Tax Statement from Councillor Mark Hunter, Leader of Stockport Council
- Budget and Council Tax statement from Michael Cullen, Deputy Chief Executive
You can also read the explanatory notes which form part of your bill, on the Council Tax documents page.
The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2023-24 and gives a breakdown of how the money is spent. You can click on the image to open up a copy in PDF format.