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Decision details

RES 3838 - Recovery Action: Council Tax and Business Rates (Table 7 Paragraphs 1 & 22) (Part A)

Service: Resources

Ref no.: RES 3838

Decision Maker: Interim Corporate Director of Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved


Delegated decision as per the constitution for the Corporate Director of Resources to approve the following action:


The reinstatement of enforcement agent action and legal action, in line with the timeframe below:


June 2021             Debtors Team create an up to date report of all outstanding invoices which have been issued with both 1st and 2nd reminders and refer this to service areas.


                             Debtors Team liaise with EAs and Legal to withdraw any existing (preCOVID) debts where no action has yet taken place.  These debts are reset to the beginning of the recovery process (i.e. reminder letters).


July 2021              Service areas review lists of outstanding invoices and make decision as to how to progress.


August 2021          EA action and Legal action recommences for debts which have been considered appropriate for such action by services.


Publication date: 16/06/2021

Date of decision: 16/06/2021

Accompanying Documents:


Democratic Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
County Durham
03000 269 714