The situation regarding the Severely Mentally Impaired disregard and the backdating of applications has long been a point of dispute with local authorities, none less so than being ‘entitled to’ a qualifying state benefit. A recent High Court case has clarified this point. What does ‘entitled to’ mean For the purposes of the Severely Mentally […]

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03 July 2019 – Further powers to collect employment details Local Authorities are trailing powers to request employment details from HMRC where these details are needed in order to issue an Attachment of Earnings Order for council tax enforcement purposes 06 June 2019 – Voluntary Council Tax payments Kensington and Chelsea council are reportedly going […]

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The position of a property for council tax following death is often a problematic area and leads to many Council Tax disputes. For the purposes of Council Tax the issue of who should be charged can be contentious and, where there is no-one resident in the property, then the local authority will often try to […]

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