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High Cost/Bulk Council Tax Liability Orders Impossible to Defend?

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Dear Billing Authority

Complaints to Magistrates for Council Tax (CT) Liability Orders.

Going as far back as is reasonable (eg 5 years), up to the most recent data available, Please could you provide me with a table of information under the following headings:-

1. Date Of hearing
2. Number of CT Accounts Listed on a Complaint
3. Total Court fee paid
4. length of hearing - defended/undefended
5. Number of CT accounts Liability Order made against
6. Total costs awarded to Billing authority
7. Actual cost of preparing for and attending the hearing.
8. Number of Accounts in name of a Limited Company?

Yours faithfully,

Lady Fleming

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Dear Lady Fleming,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 05/02/2019.
It has been determined that you have requested the following information:

 

Complaints to Magistrates for Council Tax (CT) Liability Orders.

 

Please could you provide me with a table of information under the
following headings:-

 

1.  Date Of hearing

2. Number of CT Accounts Listed on a Complaint

3. Total Court fee paid

4. length of hearing - defended/undefended

5. Number of CT accounts Liability Order made against

6. Total costs awarded to Billing authority

7. Actual cost of preparing for and attending the hearing.

8. Number of Accounts in name of a Limited Company

 

Please provide these records for the last 5 Calendar Years (i.e 2014,
2015, 2016,2017,2018).

 

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Giany, Gurpreet, Southampton City Council

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Dear Lady Fleming

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request of 5^th February 2019  in
relation to Complaints made to the Magistrates Court. 

 

Please find attached Southampton City Council’s response to your request.

 

Kind regards

 

Gurpreet Giany

Business Support Officer

Business Support Service

Southampton City Council

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Dear Lady Fleming

 

Please find attached Southampton City Council’s revised response to your
Freedom of Information request.

 

Kind regards

 

Gurpreet Giany

Business Support Officer

Business Support Service

Southampton City Council

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From: Giany, Gurpreet
Sent: 18 February 2019 11:43
To: [FOI #550070 email]
Cc: Information <[email address]>
Subject: FOI-1819-1254

 

Dear Lady Fleming

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request of 5^th February 2019  in
relation to Complaints made to the Magistrates Court. 

 

Please find attached Southampton City Council’s response to your request.

 

Kind regards

 

Gurpreet Giany

Business Support Officer

Business Support Service

Southampton City Council

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