Yearly figures for reminders, summonses and cases sent to enforcement companies:
|Cases to enforcement companies||33,600||27,000||26,900||22,000||15,700|
Council Tax 'in-year' collection rates - the rates don't include amounts for a particular year that were collected in following years:
|In-year collection rate||92.9%||91.7%||91.8%||92.4%||92.7|
Costs charged to residents who did not pay their Council Tax, or did not keep to an arrangement to pay, at the liability order stage. These are costs added to the council tax bill when the magistrates' court grants a liability order to allow the council to take enforcement action to recover council tax:
Level of costs at the liability order stage:
|Level of costs||£82||£82||£82||£82||£82|
Enforcement companies used and the amounts they dealt with.
New contract awarded February 2017. Figures shown are to Feb-March 2017 only.
|Value to company||Amount paid to MCC||% collected|
|Bristow & Sutor||£802,000||£4,927||0.6%|