Council tax Council Tax data

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

  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Reminders 136,200 127,700 129,00 120,300 118,537
Summonses 69,100 63,300 59,012 57,800 55,964
Cases to enforcement companies 26,900 22,000 15,700 15,600 14,362

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

  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
In-year collection rate          91.8% 92.4% 92.7% 93.2% 92.81%

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:

    2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Costs charged                  £4.63m £3.66m £2.91m £2.97m £2.77m

Level of costs at the liability order stage:

    2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Level of costs                   £82 £82 £82 £82 £79.50

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