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RES 3839 - Recovery Action: Council Tax and Business Rates (Table 7 Paragraphs 1 & 22) (Part A)

Service: Resources

Ref no.: RES 3839

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 actions:


a) All recovery action for the current 2021/22 financial year and previous years is allowed to progress.


b) That summonses are issued for scheduled court dates from 3 August 2021.


c) The team continue to take a flexible and supportive approach to all recovery actions, including extending payments into 2022/23 upon request to allow for extra time for 2020/21 and 2021/22 liabilities to be recovered.


d) Enforcement Agents are given permission to recommence formal enforcement actions including visits, subject to the appropriate risk assessments and COVID risk assessments.

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