Decision details

Financial Write Offs

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report details Officers decisions under delegated powers to authorise write offs less than £10,000 in line with the constitution and the Financial Regulations.


The write offs relate to Business Rates, Council Tax, Housing Benefit, Housing Rents and Sundry Debtors. The total value of monies owed which have been written off by officers for the financial year 2019/20 is £262,768 of this £138,276 has a direct financial impact on the Council.


All of the amounts written off have been through the council’s recovery process and proved to be either unrecoverable or uneconomical to pursue any further.



RESOLVED to note the contents of the Financial Write Offs report

Reasons for the decision:

There is a requirement for the Executive to note the contents of this report.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 07/07/2020

Date of decision: 07/07/2020

Effective from: 08/07/2020

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