Benefits and tax archive 2015-2016


Archive has 1100 results

  • Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (15 013 697)

    Statement Not upheld Council tax 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: it was not fault for the Council to issue a summons and apply for a Liability Order for outstanding Council Tax.

  • London Borough of Haringey (15 009 623)

    Statement Not upheld Council tax 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: I do not find the Council is at fault in the way it recovered council tax from Mr A.

  • Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (15 001 995)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council going to court about Mrs Y's council tax account. It is unlikely the Ombudsman will find fault and there is no significant remaining injustice to Mrs Y. The Ombudsman's involvement is not therefore warranted.

  • Runnymede Borough Council (15 019 701)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about the level of council tax. This is because it affects everyone in the area.

  • Crawley Borough Council (15 019 044)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Housing benefit and council tax benefit 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a Discretionary Housing Payment. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council and because this is a late complaint.

  • Wiltshire Council (15 019 473)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Housing benefit and council tax benefit 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about how the Council handled his benefit claim. Mr X has a right of appeal to a tribunal if he disagrees with the Council's decisions.

  • Leeds City Council (15 019 026)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: Miss T complains about the Council mistakenly billing her for a debt for her former home. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. Although the Council was at fault in billing Miss T when she was not liable it has apologised and provided feedback to its staff. Any residual injustice to Miss T is not significant enough to justify an investigation by the Ombudsman.

  • Thurrock Council (15 007 455)

    Statement Not upheld Other 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council was not at fault in recovering a Business Rate debt from Mr X, even though he was challenging the Valuation Office's valuation of his business premises at the time.

  • London Borough of Ealing (15 014 379)

    Statement Upheld Other 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council delayed responding to a request for exemption from business rates and did not put a hold on recovery action during its delay. The Council has remedied injustice to the complainant caused by delay. No significant injustice was caused by not putting recovery action on hold.

  • Cornwall Council (15 013 261)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about enforcement action in respect of unpaid council tax because it is unlikely she would identify fault on the Council's part.

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