Whilst Thaxted Parish Council is not subject to the Local Government Transparency Code 2014 it has decided, in light of it's commitment to openness and transparency, to make public details of spending on all goods and services that fall above a £500 threshold available for the public to view.

As part of the Parish Council's commitment to openness and transparency, a selection of financial documents can be viewed within these pages.

In accordance with "Governance and Accountability for Local Councils - a Practitioner's Guide", and in conjunction with the Council's Standing Order 17, each quarter the Parish Council receives a report which contains a comparison between the budget for the financial year, expenditure incurred to date along with any actual or potential overspends. This will allow the council to understand how its spending plans are proceeding and whether there will be any need to amend its expenditure plans.