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Debt Write Off

Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet (Item 38)

Debt Write Off


Consideration was given to the report of the Head of Revenues and Benefits (PSPS) which sought 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


(Other options considered:

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

Reasons for 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.)