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Havant Borough Council chases Council Tax dodgers

- Tue 22nd Jul 2014

n the first quarter of 2014 (April – June) the Revenue and Benefits Service at Havant Borough Council has had 10 suspended prison sentences raised against residents who have failed to pay their Council Tax. This is in addition to a further 27 outstanding suspended prison sentences currently in place, and a prison sentence of 28 days placed in February 2014 against a resident who failed to pay a £3,000 Council Tax debt. Efforts to collect unpaid Council Tax will often involve the use of Enforcement Agents or attachment to a resident's earnings or benefits with legal action following where no progress is being made. Custodial or suspended sentences are usually the last resort. Mike Ball, Service Manager for Revenues and Benefits, said: “Havant ...read more


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