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Sunderland Council Tax - Do We Pay Or Not?

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Re: Sunderland Council Tax - Do We Pay Or Not?

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Gibsy wrote:
23 May 2020, 11:02
Nockya wrote:
20 May 2020, 10:39

Coppers man, not worth it.
They come after you for penny and spend pounds to do that, so if there's a refund available then I want it, even if it's a penny!
They don't like it up 'em :lol:



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Gibsy wrote:
23 May 2020, 11:02
Nockya wrote:
20 May 2020, 10:39

Coppers man, not worth it.
They come after you for penny and spend pounds to do that, so if there's a refund available then I want it, even if it's a penny!
That's just ridiculous.



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Steve30000 wrote:
23 May 2020, 13:45
Gibsy wrote:
23 May 2020, 11:02


They come after you for penny and spend pounds to do that, so if there's a refund available then I want it, even if it's a penny!
That's just ridiculous.
What is?
The council spending a lot of money recovering a small amount people owe or the fact that I don't wish to be robbed?



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Gibsy wrote:
23 May 2020, 15:43
Steve30000 wrote:
23 May 2020, 13:45


That's just ridiculous.
What is?
The council spending a lot of money recovering a small amount people owe or the fact that I don't wish to be robbed?
The fact that they'd pursue money that would cost them more to collect..



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There was loads of cases where the price of the stamp cost more than the demand of outstanding tax etc.
But the costs are not just about the price of the stamp, there's all sorts of admin costs as well.



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Sunderland Nut wrote:
24 May 2020, 03:58
There was loads of cases where the price of the stamp cost more than the demand of outstanding tax etc.
But the costs are not just about the price of the stamp, there's all sorts of admin costs as well.
Not everyone can afford to pay at times.

Upping the bill makes it worse



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Sunderland Nut wrote:
24 May 2020, 03:58
There was loads of cases where the price of the stamp cost more than the demand of outstanding tax etc.
But the costs are not just about the price of the stamp, there's all sorts of admin costs as well.
They have to "balance" the books even if it means a loss.
I am not sure how widespread the problem is nowadays but years ago this type of thing was regular.
By now I would suggest that they are able to write off such small amounts.


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Still a little pathetic ... make that a big pathetic.



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Sunderland Nut wrote:
24 May 2020, 13:47
Still a little pathetic ... make that a big pathetic.
I wouldn't worry about it because in the money world you have to balance the books but you can write some off so it's a matter of whether they are willing to do that.


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Balancing the figures more like because otherwise it's stupidity losing money for nothing.



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