Council Tax Penalties

Failure to notify or supply information

The authority may impose a penalty of £70 where a person:

  1. Fails to notify the authority, without reasonable excuse, on any matter which affects entitlement to discount.
  2. Fails to notify that their dwelling is no longer an exempt dwelling.
  3. Fails to notify the Authority that they are jointly liable for the tax.
  4. Fails to supply relevant information requested in order to establish liability.
  5. Fails to supply relevant information requested after the issue of a Liability Order has been obtained. Failure to supply could lead to a criminal prosecution and a fine.

Appeals against the imposition of penalties are to the Valuation Tribunal.

Penalties are added to your Council Tax bill and and non-payment can be recovered in the Magistrates Court.

If you require further assistance, please contact the Council Tax Department by email: taxation@sstaffs.gov.uk or by telephone: 01902 696664

If you would like to register for self-service where you can access information on your Council Tax account please follow this link:- self service

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