Council Tax

Paul made this Freedom of Information request to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Dear Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council,

Please state how many times (over the last 5 years) in the Neath Port Talbot Borough area, has a council tax been set to zero by the claiming body.
(total amount of properties)

Yours faithfully,

Paul

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received today 24th November, 2016. We are generally required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to provide you with a response within 20 working days, which will be on or before 22nd December, 2016. If we require any clarification or further details, we will contact you as soon as possible, if this is the case, then the timescale for response specified above may be subject to change. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact this team.

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Dear Sir,

I refer to your Freedom of Information request of 24th November. Could you please some clarification as to what you mean by ‘the claiming body’ and ‘total number of properties’?

Once I receive your response I will be able to progress your request further.

Yours faithfully,
FOI Team.

We welcome correspondence in Welsh and will deal with Welsh and English correspondence to the same standards and timescales.
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Dear FOI Team,

Quite simply the amount of properties within the Neath Port Talbot council Borough area, in the last 5 years, have had their council tax set to zero.

Yours sincerely,

Paul

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your response which I confirm I have forwarded to the relevant directorate who received your initial request of yesterday.

FOI Team

We welcome correspondence in Welsh and will deal with Welsh and English correspondence to the same standards and timescales.
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Dear Sir,

I refer to your Freedom of Information request dated the 25th November, 2016 and would inform you that Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council are unable to provide the information you have requested as our system does not retain and report this information.

If you are dissatisfied with the response to your request, under the Authority's FOI Policy, you may appeal in writing setting out the reasons why you think the decision is erroneous, to the Authority's Monitoring Officer at the following address:-
 
Head of Legal Services & Monitoring Officer Civic Centre Port Talbot
SA13 1PJ
 
In the event that you appeal and are dissatisfied with that response, you may then appeal direct to the Information Commissioner, whose address is:
 
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
SK9 5AF.
 
Thank you
Mr. David Rees
Head of Financial Services
[Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council request email]

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