bailiffs newlyn coucil tax

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ronnie
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#1 bailiffs newlyn coucil tax

Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 10:52

My son has just paid off old council tax bill for previous address.they now have another bill for 2014-2015.first notice of this was an enforcement notice Tues last week.said removal of goods.my son lives with me now.asked for payment arrangement .they wouldn't accept less than £136 pw.txt my son said removal van is booked.not signed anything but paid £136 on my card this week.when called to make payment fees added on from 1.098 to 1.360
Veronica

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#2 Re: bailiffs newlyn coucil tax

Post by John The Baptist » 29 Jan 2018 11:40

ronnie wrote:
29 Jan 2018 10:52
My son has just paid off old council tax bill for previous address.they now have another bill for 2014-2015.first notice of this was an enforcement notice Tues last week.said removal of goods.my son lives with me now.asked for payment arrangement .they wouldn't accept less than £136 pw.txt my son said removal van is booked.not signed anything but paid £136 on my card this week.when called to make payment fees added on from 1.098 to 1.360
Veronica
Did the previous address council tax get sent to bailiffs? If so, which company?

Regarding the bill that he owes for 2014-2015, how much is owed?

Are both bills for the same council?

You should be aware that you are not obliged to deal with any bailiff who visits your home, nor do you have to allow them entry inside. In fact, you should not allow them in under any circumstances. In your shoes, I wouldn't even open the door to him. You must be aware though that if your son owns anything outside the house (like a car) then this will still be at risk. Even if the bailiff were to gain entry, he would only be entitled to search for goods belonging to your son, which would likely be in his room. Bailiffs like to threaten that they can take anything in the house unless receipts are provided. This is just a bluff to force you to pay. Don't let them in and they aren't afforded that option in any case.

Once the bailiff realises that he cannot threaten you with removal of goods, he will back down and accept repayment offers that are more affordable.

Can you please explain what you mean be 1.098 and 1.360?

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 11:57

Hi
Both bills same council.2015 /2016 paid to newlyn.finished paying in July 2017.both went to bailiffs.it was£1094.38 now£1036.00.note through door was first ammount.second ammount since ii. Spoke to lady.

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 11:59

Sorry second ammount went up to£1360.00

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Post by John The Baptist » 29 Jan 2018 12:12

It looks like they are allowing you 10 months to pay which isn't bad to be honest.

What is it you are looking to achieve here?

A starting point would be to contact Newlyn and ask them for a breakdown of their fees.

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#6 Re: bailiffs newlyn coucil tax

Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 12:22

Allowing 10 weeks

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 12:23

It is £136.00 pw which is not affirdable

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 12:25

One thousand three hundred and sixty pounds over ten weeks at one hundred and thirty six pounds per week

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 12:26

I have asked for reason for bill going up but received no reply

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Post by ronnie » 29 Jan 2018 12:30

One thousand three hundred and sixty pounds over ten weeks at one hundred and thirty six pounds per week

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#11 Re: bailiffs newlyn coucil tax

Post by John The Baptist » 29 Jan 2018 12:32

Oh sorry - My mistake.

Write to the council explaining your circumstances. Include an income and expenditure breakdown. State that £136 per week is unrealistic and unsustainable. Ask that the council intervene and that you (your son) may be allowed to repay this debt off at £136 per month. Ask whether an attachment of earnings has been considered and if not, why not? Ask that enforcement be suspended until your request has been considered.

Best send it by email today if possible. Send it to the recovery manager or alternatively head of finance. Contact the council and obtain direct email addresses.

After you've sent it, text the bailiff telling him that you've contacted the council direct with a view to securing a more realistic repayment plan and ask him not to return until your request has been considered.

Obviously all correspondence should be in your son's name.

You still need to contact Newlyn and ask for a breakdown of fees, both for this current account and also the account that has recently been paid off. When you get them, post them up and we'll see if they are compliant.

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