Marden Parish Council Finance Committee meet quarterly to undertake an internal audit and a review of the income and expenditure for the current financial year. In November/December the Committee meet to discuss the precept and budget for the next financial year and this proposal is then put to the next Full Council meeting for ratification. Once the Precept has been agreed at Full Council the request must be sent to Maidstone Borough Council before 31st January.
The Parish Council is required to keep a list of all parish assets (at purchase price for audit reasons). The list of current and previous years can be found at: Parish Assets - Marden Parish Council Marden, Tonbridge, Kent - Marden Parish Council, Marden, Tonbridge (mardenkent-pc.gov.uk)
Internal and External Auditors
The Parish Council is audited twice a year by Auditing Solutions (November for interim audit and March for end of year audit)
Mazars act as the External Auditors
Details of last financial year audit papers can be found at: 2022/2023 Audit Papers - Marden Parish Council - Marden Parish Council, Marden, Tonbridge (mardenkent-pc.gov.uk)