Council Tax debt collection

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Dear Sir / madam

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following records for the years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19:

1. The number of cases of council tax debt which have been passed to external enforcement agencies and the overall amount of council tax which was owed (just in relation to the cases which were passed to the agencies)

2. In addition to the above, if it is possible to do so within the FOI cost limit, please provide the overall amount of council tax debt recovered by agencies

3. In addition to the above, if it is possible to do so within the FOI cost limit, please provide for each of the periods 2017/18 and 2018/19 the names of enforcement agencies employed by the council. (If multiple, please detail % split of cases allocated).

4. In addition to the above, if it is possible to do so within the FOI cost limit, please provide for each of the periods 2017/18 and 2018/19, the number of complaints received by the council arising from allegations about the actions of bailiffs and debt collectors employed by the council.

Regards
Ben Quinn
Contact: 078 248 21 741

Yours faithfully,

Ben Quinn

TDC FOI, Thanet District Council

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Thanet District Council

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Dear Mr Quinn,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 1/7/2019.

The response to your request is set out below/in the attached document.

Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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Information Governance Officer

Thanet District Council

Margate

CT9 1XZ

01843 577620

 

 

 

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Dear Thanet District Council,

Many thanks for your response to my recent FOI request
May I double-check that the data (eg.. number of cases provided) relates to council tax (as requested in the FOI) ?

Yours faithfully,

Ben Quinn

TDC FOI, Thanet District Council

We acknowledge the receipt of your email.

If you have made a request for information, it will normally be dealt
with in the period stipulated by either the Freedom of Information Act
2000 or the Data Protection Act 2018.

Other requests or queries will be dealt with as quickly as possible.

Thank you.

Information Governance Officer

Thanet District Council

Dear Mr Quinn

Yes it does. The section that provided the response only deal with council
tax.

Regards

Information Governance Officer

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