Business Rate/Council Tax Not Collected

John Smith (Account suspended) made this Freedom of Information request to Maidstone Borough Council

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The request was successful.

John Smith (Account suspended)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like details concerning the number of Business Rate/Council Tax that has been written off i.e. not collected.

Please show this information over a 5 year period and list the
Business/Company name's applicable.

Yours ,

John Smith

Elizabeth Roach, Maidstone Borough Council

Date 19 November 2009
My Ref FOIreq/PT/er

Dear Mr Smith


Thank you for your request for information about Business rates. Your request was received on 19 November 2009. and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I intend to deal with your request by 17 December 2009.

[In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.]

Your request will be subject to any exemption which the Council is entitled to apply to refuse your request. Some of these are absolute exemptions, and some only apply where the public interest in refusing to supply the information outweighs that in disclosing the information.

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

Yours sincerely

Paul Taylor
Assistant Director of Customer Services & Partnerships
t 01622 602068
e [email address]

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Elizabeth Roach, Maidstone Borough Council

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Dear Mr Smith,

Please find the attached response to your recent FOI request.



Elizabeth Roach/Penny Cloke
Secretaries to Paul Taylor
Assistant Director of Customer Services and Partnerships
Maidstone Borough Council
01622 602605/2309

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