Issue details

Financial Write Offs

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.


Decision type: Non-key - Low

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/07/2020

Decision due: 7 Jul 2020 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Lead director: Assistant Director - Resources

Contact: Angela Knight, Assistant Director - Resources Email: