Decision details

Outstanding debt for write off

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Operational Revenues Manager submitted a report seeking approval for the writing off of a business rates debt due to insolvency.


As formal insolvency proceedings had commenced, the Council could not take any action against the debtor to recover the debt therefore the Cabinet were asked to write off the debt as recommended by the Council’s external auditors.




That the debt, as detailed in paragraph 4.2 of the officer’s report, be written off.




Payment of this debt is unlikely to be forthcoming and early write off has been recommended by the Council’s external auditors.

Publication date: 01/10/2019

Date of decision: 01/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2019 - Cabinet

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