Decision details

Debt Write Off

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for the write off of uncollectable debt


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


Council Tax               £33,798.82

Business Rates        £14,309.90

Total                           £48,108,72

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:

·         Not to approve the amounts for write off, however this would leave uncollectable debt on the council records;


Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Publication date: 23/09/2022

Date of decision: 21/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/10/2022