Isles of Scilly Council

Council Tax and Business Rates

Isles of Scilly Council is a Unitary Authority in England. It contains approximately 1,201 residential properties subject to Council Tax, and approximately 392 commercial properties subject to Business Rates.

The most common Council Tax band in Isles of Scilly is E, and the median Council Tax band is E.

The average (mean) Council Tax value in Isles of Scilly is £2,031.78.

See these figures compared to other councils on our Council Tax Comparison page.

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Council Tax Bands

Band Amount Properties
Band A £1,087 12
Band B £1,268 34
Band C £1,450 87
Band D £1,631 267
Band E £1,993 345
Band F £2,356 304
Band G £2,718 142
Band H £3,262 10

Business Rate Stats

Number of Rateable Premises 392
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £10,000 85
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £100,000 6
Number of premises with rateable value greater than £1,000,000 0
Highest Rateable Value £159,250
Average Rateable Value (Mean) £9,622
Median Rateable Value £4,200
Typical Rateable Value (Mode) £2,700

Business Rate Multipliers

Rating Band Values Up To Multiplier
Small £18,000 48.4%
Large all higher values 49.7%

Statistical information (eg, number of properties per council tax band, average business rates) are a snapshot from the time when this data was last updated. New constuction, demolition, change of use and revaluing means that the number of properties continuously changes, and this takes time to feed through to the published data.

Although Isles of Scilly Council sends out the bills and collects the money, it is not responsible for the entire amount that you owe.

Council tax is levied by a variety of different bodies, including Fire authorities and Police authorities as well as the local councils. Not all of these will apply to every location, but there will usually be more than one authority which levies council tax.

Business rates are set centrally by national government, according to a formula based on the nominal rental value of a property. Local authorities have some discretion to allow Business Rate Relief under certain circumstances, but they cannot vary the basic level at which Business Rates are charged.