Bracknell - Council Tax Arrears

Pat James (Account suspended) made this Freedom of Information request to Bracknell Forest Borough Council

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Pat James (Account suspended)

Dear Bracknell Forest Borough Council, under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I require that you provide or direct me to the following information from your Billing Authority Records:

1 the total number of Council Tax defaulters for the financial year 2015/2016 only;

2 the total value of outstanding Council Tax for the financial year 2015/2016 only.

Yours faithfully,

Pat James

Information Compliance-Officer, Bracknell Forest Borough Council

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Dear Pat James

Thank you for your request for information, below, which was received by the Council on 03/02/2017 and I will deal with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The FOI Act obliges us to respond to requests promptly, and in any case no later than 20 working days (by 03/03/2017) unless it is necessary to consider the public interest, in which case a full response must be provided within such a time as is reasonable in the circumstances and I will write to you again if this occurs.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future correspondence.

Yours sincerely

Information Compliance Team
Legal Services
Corporate Services Department
Bracknell Forest Council
Tel: 01344 352000
Email: [Bracknell Forest Borough Council request email]
Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Information Compliance-Officer
Legal Services
Corporate Services
Bracknell Forest Council

Tel: 01344 353071
Email: [email address]
Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

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Information Compliance-Officer, Bracknell Forest Borough Council

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From: [email address]>

 

Sent: 28^th February 2017

 

Dear Pat James

 

I am writing to confirm that the council has completed the processing of
your request for information which was received on 3^rd February 2017.

 

Please find below a copy of your request, followed by the Council’s
response.

 

REQUEST

 

I require that you provide or direct me to the following information from
your Billing Authority Records:

 

1.         The total number of Council Tax defaulters for the financial
year 2015/2016 only;

2.         The total value of outstanding Council Tax for the financial
year 2015/2016 only.

 

RESPONSE

 

1.         On 31 March 2016 the number of accounts in arrears for the
financial year 2015/16 was 4675 as at 2 February 2017 this has reduced to
2203

 

2.         On 31 March 2016 the balance outstanding for the financial year
2015/16 was £1,130,077.25 as at 2 February 2017 this has reduced to
£555,371.23

 

You may also find it helpful to refer to our web page
[1]http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/selli...  which contains
other helpful information as well.

 

If you have any queries about this matter please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should use the Comments, Compliments and Complaints procedure which
can be found at

http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/comme....

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commission can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sent on behalf of;

Simon Heard

Solicitor

Information Compliance Team

Legal Services

Easthampstead House

Town Square

Bracknell

Berks

RG12 1AQ

 

Tel: 01344 352000

DD Tel: 01344 353107

 

Email: [Bracknell Forest Borough Council request email]

www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Information Compliance-Officer

Legal Services
Corporate Services
Bracknell Forest Council

 

Tel: 01344 352000
Email: [email address]
Web: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

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