For many new clerks the thought of preparing a budget for their council can be quite daunting

This is a very basic introduction

More detailed information is available in other CPALC (Communities, Parish and Local Councils) guides

This 60 second guide is for town and parish clerks, councillors and residents who want a basic introduction to how their parish council budget should be prepared

This is not an accounting manual or a detailed treatise on the theory of budgeting

It is a short introduction to the very basics


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This guide is indicative and not definitive, if in doubt get someone else involved or seek professional advice. All examples, numbers and percentages are for illustration ONLY.

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