Council Tax

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council,

Who is the 'Billing Authority'?

Yours faithfully,

Warren Bell

BCP Council Enquiries, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

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Financial Services - Business Support, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

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Dear Mr Bell,

 

Information Request – Freedom of Information Act

 

Further to your request for information received on the 7^th March 2020
please find below the information that you asked for.

 

The Billing Authority is Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.

 

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Dear Financial Services - Business Support,

BCP council cannot be its own billing authority. Please provide accurate and correct data in relation to this request.

Yours sincerely,

Warren Bell

Financial Services - Business Support, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Dear Mr Bell,

Thank you for your email of the 10th March in response to our reply to your Freedom of Information Request.

Can you please define your understanding or provide a definition for 'billing authority' because BCP is the billing authority for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

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Jen Smith

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Dear Financial Services - Business Support,
With regards to Council Tax, please can you provide documentation that clearly identifies the "Billing Authority" which 'appears' to be a distinct entity, separate from BCP Council.

Should the "Billing Authority" turn out to be an individual within the council's employ, a third-party contract or elected office, please disclose all relevant documentation for the post/contract/position, including salary/contract value & term and/or term of office, the date appointed, etc.

Yours sincerely,
Warren Bell