Our ref: 1170833
26 April 2018 lacey marshall
Account reference:firstname.lastname@example.org Freedom of Information Act 2000
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Birmingham City
Council. I have enclosed copies of the information that is being released to
Dear Birmingham City Council,
we seek to receive certain detailed reports under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 (c.36). Could you please reply to me with the following report
- Unclaimed business rate credit balances.
We are cognizant of the fact that Billing Authorities hold on account sums of
money that are due to be returned to ratepayers and for a variety of reasons
have not been repaid.
I therefore request a breakdown of credit balances accrued since your earliest
records, for the amounts owing to all incorporated companies within your
authority's billing area, including the following information:
A. The legal name of each business in respect of which non-domestic rate
credit balances remain payable
B. The value of overpayment in each case which remains unclaimed
C. The years(s) in which overpayment was made
D. The hereditament address
E. The legal name of each business in respect of which non-domestic rate
credit balances have been written back on to the NDR account
F. The value of write back in each case which remains unclaimed
G. The years(s) in which the write back was made (if available)
H. The hereditament address that the write back relates to
We look forward to working with you in sourcing the information we require
If you have any questions or comments pertaining to our request, please don't
hesitate to contact me directly.
lacey marshall... Response
Please see attached.
Please quote the reference number 1170833 in any future communications.
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to
ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within
two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and
should be addressed to:
Corporate Information Governance Team
PO Box 16366
If you are still dissatisfied with the Council’s response after the internal review
you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
The Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 01625 545 700
I will now close your request as of this date.
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