Manchester City Council

Council tax Council Tax data

 

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

    2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Reminders   105,000 140,700 136,200 127,700 129,00
Summonses   50,500 70,300 69,100 63,300 70,145
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:

    2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
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:

    2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Costs charged                  £2.47m £4.05m £4.63m £3.66m £2.91m

Level of costs at the liability order stage:

    2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
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%
Equita £120,054 £3,445 2.9%
JBW £95,000 £185 0.2%
Marstons £175,000 £4402 2.5%
Newlyn £117,527 £4216 3.6%
Rundles £94,721 £1588 1.7%

 

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