Council Tax Bad Debt

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Dear Hertsmere Borough Council,

How much did your council tax account allow for bad debts during 2018/2019?

How much council tax bad debt was there during 2018/2019?

Yours faithfully,

Brian Ellis

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Dear Brian Ellis

 

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request received
16/04/2019

 

Your request has now been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act and/or Environmental Information Regulations and we are
able to respond as follows:

 

Your Request:

How much did your council tax account allow for bad debts during
2018/2019?

 

How much council tax bad debt was there during 2018/2019?

 

Our Response:

 

The following table shows the council tax bad debt provision for 2018/19:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Opening Balance|Write Offs in year|Movement in provision|Closing Balance|
|---------------+------------------+---------------------+---------------|
| £1,939K| (£99K)| £258K| £2,098K|
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

As of 31^st March 2019 the level of council tax debt amounted to £3,274K

 

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