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Council tax archive 2018-2019


Archive has 533 results

  • Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council (18 006 346)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 28-Mar-2019

    Summary: the Ombudsman has stopped investigating Mr X's complaint because it was made too late and he had a right of appeal to the Valuation Tribunal to challenge the Council's decisions on his claim for a Council Tax Reduction.

  • Mid Sussex District Council (18 017 137)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 28-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint that the Council gave misleading information about council tax which led to the complainant receiving a summons and court costs. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council and because the court confirmed the costs.

  • London Borough of Lewisham (18 017 041)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 28-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the way the Council handled the complainant's council tax support and council tax. This is because it is unlikely an investigation would lead to a different outcome.

  • Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council (18 014 266)

    Statement Upheld Council tax 28-Mar-2019

    Summary: Miss X complained for Mr Y, and her mother Mrs Z, about the Council's handling of their Council Tax account. The Ombudsman should not investigate this complaint. This is because the Council has used its discretion, where the regulations allow, not to recover the money it says Mr Y owed on the account.

  • Fenland District Council (18 013 665)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 27-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about Council delay in sending him a council tax bill. The Ombudsman cannot add to what the Council has already said or achieve the outcome Mr X wants. Mr X can appeal to the Valuation Tribunal if he considers he is entitled to any council tax discount.

  • Mendip District Council (18 011 800)

    Statement Not upheld Council tax 27-Mar-2019

    Summary: Ms X complains the Council failed to collect council tax from her bank account causing avoidable arrears. We do not propose to uphold this complaint finding no fault in the Council's actions.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (18 017 363)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 26-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr X complains about the way the Council has dealt with his council tax payments. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is no evidence of fault by the Council.

  • London Borough of Harrow (18 017 468)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 26-Mar-2019

    Summary: Ms C complains that the Council wrongly obtained a Liability Order against her for unpaid council tax and failed to notify her of its actions. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because the matter has been remedied and Ms X has a right of appeal to a Valuation Tribunal if she disagrees with the Council's view on her liability for council tax.

  • North Somerset Council (18 017 141)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 26-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about housing benefit decisions the Council has made over the last three to four years. This is because the complainant has appealed to the tribunal and the law says the Ombudsman cannot investigate any matter that has been to the tribunal. In addition, the Ombudsman will not investigate anything that the complainant could take to the tribunal.

  • Southampton City Council (18 017 376)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 26-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr X complains that the Council did not deal properly with his housing benefit claim in 2003. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because the matter is out of time and there is no evidence of fault by the Council causing injustice.