2015/16 audit fee scale

Following consultation, the work programme and scale fees for the audit of the accounts for 2015/16 have been confirmed for local government, fire, police and health bodies.

Information about audit fees for small bodies is available.

Scale fees

There are no changes to the work programme for 2015/16. However, scale audit fees and indicative certification fees for most audited bodies have been reduced by 25 per cent based on the fees applicable for 2014/15. The scale fees for individual audited bodies 2015-16 (excel file) are available.

Once a scale of fees is prescribed, the applicable fee becomes payable in law by the audited body.

PSAA will consult on the proposed 2016/17 work programme and scales of fees in autumn 2015.

Work programme

The Work programme and Scales of Fees 2015/16: local government and police bodies – March 2015 sets out the work that auditors will undertake at local government, fire and police audited bodies during 2015/16, with the associated scale audit and indicative certification fees.

The Work Programme and Scales of Fees 2015/16: Health bodies – March 2015 sets out the work that auditors will undertake at NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups, with the associated scale audit fees.

Consultation feedback

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government asked the Audit Commission to consult on and set fees for 2015/16 before it closed on 31 March 2015. The results of the consultation are available.