Monthly Archives: October 2015

Government seeks to improve efficiency of council tax collection

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is calling for views on how to improve the efficiency of council tax collection. The purpose of the consultation is to seek views on the government’s proposals to facilitate improvements in the collection and enforcement process in business rates and council tax. The consultation is aimed at… Read more »

Bankruptcy petition level increases

The Government has today increased the minimum level of debt that can force people into bankruptcy from £750.00 to £5,000. The plans, which were first announced in January 2015 and took effect from 1 October, are expected to prevent more than 3,000 people per year being declared bankrupt. It’s the first time in nearly 30… Read more »