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What lawful basis under GDPR 2018 is used for processing data from individuals for enforcing council tax.
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Dear Paul Grant
I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request received
23/02/2021. I apologise for the delay in responding.
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:
What lawful basis under GDPR 2018 is used for processing data from
individuals for enforcing council tax.
In relation to council tax enforcement the council relies on the following
articles of what is now, post Brexit, UK GDPR: art 6.1. (c): processing
is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the
controller is subject and art 6.1. (e): processing is necessary for the
performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the
exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
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