Decision details

Debt Write Off

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for the write-off of uncollectable debt.

Decision:

DECISION:

 

That the amounts identified in the report, as detailed below, be approved for write-off:

 

Council Tax                                       £9,803.88

Business Rates                                £24,872.58

Sundry Debt                                      £1,607.36

Total                                                   £36,283.82

 

Reasons for the decision:

·         All recovery methods have been considered and where appropriate pursued, before making the decision to write off.

 

·         Officer time can be maximised on greatest returns, at the same time as ensuring robust procedures for debt management are in place across all revenue streams.

 

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: Sharon Hammond, Head of Revenues & Benefits Email: Sharon.Hammond@pspsl.co.uk.

Report author: Sharon Hammond

Publication date: 18/02/2021

Date of decision: 16/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 26/02/2021

Call-in deadline date: 25/02/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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