Council tax


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Birmingham City Council (17 006 951)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 21-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains that the Council has held him liable for council tax on a property he rents to a tenant. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is a right of appeal to a Valuation Tribunal.

  • Warrington Council (17 006 336)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 21-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's decision not to pay interest on a council tax refund. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council.

  • London Borough of Bromley (17 006 924)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 17-Aug-2017

    Summary: Ms X complains that the Council has failed to award her a single occupancy discount for council tax. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there was a right of appeal to a Valuation Tribunal.

  • Maidstone Borough Council (17 006 317)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 16-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's failure to remove a council tax discount. This is because the complainant still owes the council tax and the Council has made a reasonable offer to help her to pay.

  • Darlington Borough Council (16 014 549)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about council tax. The complainant has a right of appeal to a tribunal.

  • London Borough of Merton (17 005 694)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about court costs and fraud. This is because the matters have already been considered by the courts and by the Ombudsman. In addition, the police deal with allegations of fraud and the complaint is late.

  • Pendle Borough Council (17 005 610)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains about the way the Council assessed his liability for council tax and his student exemption claim. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because the matter has been remedied and he had a right of appeal to a Valuation Tribunal over the student exemption. The matter is also out of time.

  • London Borough of Lambeth (17 006 370)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 15-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the Council's handling of his company's request to remove a property from the council tax record. This is because the Council has refunded all Mr X's costs and offered him £200. The Ombudsman is satisfied with these actions and could not add to the Council's investigation or provide Mr X with a different outcome.

  • London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (17 006 188)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 14-Aug-2017

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr Y's complaint about the actions of enforcement agents acting for the Council. The Council has taken appropriate action and we cannot add to this or achieve the outcome Mr Y wants.

  • Torridge District Council (17 005 596)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council tax 14-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains about the way the Council asked to confirm his entitlement to council tax single occupation discount. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is insufficient injustice to warrant investigation.

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