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Council tax Council Tax data

Empty properties

View the number of empty properties by ward. This information is updated every six months.

Other council tax information:

Yearly figures for reminders, summonses and cases sent to enforcement companies:

20011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Reminders 119,000 105,000 140,700 136,200 127,700
Summonses 53,000 50,500 70,300 69,100 63,300
Cases to enforcement companies 32,900 33,600 27,000 26,900 22,000

Council Tax 'in-year' collection rates - the rates don't include amounts for a particular year that were collected in following years:

20011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
In-year collection rate 92.19% 92.9% 91.7% 91.8% 92.4%

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:

20011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Costs charged £2.49m £2.47m £4.05m £4.63m £3.66m

Level of costs at the liability order stage:

20011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Level of costs £74 £82 £82 £82 £82

Enforcement companies used and the amounts they dealt with:

2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Amount issued to Marstons, Rossendales & Equita for collection £14.81m £16.21m £12.4m
Amount collected by Marstons, Rossendales & Equita £1.56m £1.90m £2.5m

Write-offs of Council Tax - the amount that was cancelled because it could not be collected:

2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
Amount written-off £1.5m £3.7m £2.8m £2.81m £3.37m

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