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Privacy notice – Council Tax Enforcement

Information about how and when the Council Tax Enforcement Team processes personal information about you.​ 

What we do

We collect and recover council tax in accordance with the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

This includes processing applications for discounts and exemptions, dealing with appeals and issuing magistrate court summons for non-payment.

What information we collect

We may collect your:

  • name

  • address

  • date of birth

  • ethnicity

  • contact details

  • National Insurance Number

  • financial information

  • employment details

  • relationship information

  • mental capacity information

  • disability information.

Agencies we might share the information with

  • Police

  • Cabinet Office

  • Insolvency Service and Debt advice agencies

  • DWP

  • Other councils

  • Home Office

  • HMRC

  • Valuation Office Agency

  • Enforcement Agencies

  • Local Government Ombudsman

  • Tracing agencies

  • Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Services

  • Electoral services

  • Process Servers

  • External Solicitors

  • Your payroll, finance, HR department (Attachment of Earnings)

  • NHS Services

  • Office for National Statistics

Why we process your data

  • Statutory collection of local taxation

  • Prevention and detection of fraud and criminal activity

  • Service delivery

  • Service planning