Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
It was RESOLVED:-
That the implementation of a policy for the issuing of Council Tax penalties be approved.
Reason for Decision: The Council is committed to a pro-active approach in preventing and reducing the risks associated with fraud, error and other irregularities in the administration of Council Tax. Implementation of this policy supports this commitment.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:
1.1 To continue service delivery as is, without utilising the opportunity to use Council Tax penalty regulations as part of an anti-fraud strategy.
1.2 Implement a policy for the issuing of Council Tax penalties as part of an anti-fraud strategy in order to maximise the tax base and protect the public purse.
Any Declarations of Interests Declared: None
Any Dispensation Granted: None
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Date of decision: 09/01/2020
Decided at meeting: 09/01/2020 - Babergh Cabinet
Effective from: 17/01/2020