Enforcement agents, charging orders.

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Dear Sheffield City Council,

1. How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents/internal enforcement agents for recovery in 2021 and how much was recovered?
2. How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents/internal enforcement agents in 2022 and how much was recovered?
3. How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents/internal enforcement agents to date in 2023 and how much was recovered?
4. How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in 2021
5. How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in 2022
6. How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in 2023 to date?
Thank you
I look forward to hearing from you

Yours faithfully,

Lucy

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Lucy,

 

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summons relating to council tax arrears which we received on 31/08/2023.

 

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From: Lucy <[FOI #1020716 email]>
Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2023 7:35 PM
To: FOI <[Sheffield City Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement agents, charging
orders.

 

Dear Sheffield City Council,

 

1.      How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement
agents/internal enforcement agents for recovery in 2021 and how much was
recovered?

2.      How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement
agents/internal enforcement agents in 2022 and how much was recovered?

3.      How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement
agents/internal enforcement agents to date in 2023 and how much was
recovered?

4.      How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in
2021

5.      How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in
2022

6.      How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained in
2023 to date?

Thank you

I look forward to hearing from you

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Lucy

 

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Dear FOI,

My apologies. Lucy Brown.

Yours sincerely,

Lucy

Dear FOI,

Lucy Brown.

Yours sincerely,

Lucy

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Lucy Brown,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Charging Orders and
summons relating to council tax arrears which we received on 31/08/2023
and you validated on 02/10/2023.

 

This has been logged as a Freedom of Information Request and will be dealt
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your request can be found above.

 

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within 20 working days, by 30/10/2023. Please do not hesitate to contact
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Yours sincerely,

 

 

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Dear Lucy Brown,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Charging Orders and
summons relating to council tax arrears which we received on 31/08/2023
and you validated on 02/10/2023.

 

Please find Sheffield City Council’s response to your request set out
below:

 

1.          How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents
for recovery in 2021 and how much was recovered?

 

 a. Amount referred = £15,635,096.30
 b. Amount recovered = £2,562,110.31

 

2.          How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents
in 2022 and how much was recovered?

 

 a. Amount referred  = £25,283,156.89
 b. Amount recovered  = £2,202,165.15

 

3.          How much council tax arrears was passed to enforcement agents
to date in 2023 and how much was recovered?

 

 a. Amount referred   = £17,443,235.60
 b. Amount recovered   = £319,095.65

 

4.          How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained
in 2021

 

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5.          How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained
in 2022

 

0

6.          How many charging orders against peoples homes were obtained
in 2023 to date?

 

0

 

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