I PAY my council tax monthly, but missed December (being Christmas) catching up just after.
By mid January it was paid in full.
Then at the start of February I received a lovely letter saying I owed £100 court fees – what for, late payment?
Apparently I had broken council contract – I always thought you had ten months to pay it, January being the last payment.
If it wasn’t paid by then I could understand being taken to court – not with this council. I have to pay £100 for nothing I just cannot believe it.
I work part time and pay optician, dentist, council tax, but being nearly 66 I think maybe I should retire and claim every penny I can and get all these things paid for – especially council tax.
They can check computers so see when things are not paid, but cannot check to see they are paid and nothing needs to be done.
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