Council Tax and making a "payment arrangement"
With many families struggling to pay their debts, many bailiff companies are stating to the debtor that they will allow a payment arrangement to be set up but; in order to do, you will need to allow a bailiff into the home to "sign some papers". Please be very careful indeed to ensure that you know the serious pitfalls of allowing a bailiff entry into your home.
On 28th November 2012 the Local Government Ombudsman published a Focus Report regarding increasing complaints against bailiffs...
This Focus Report outlines the role that local authorities should play regarding bailiffs. A copy of the News Release and full report can be read here:
Local Government Ombudsman • LGO highlights problems in bailiff action on behalf of councils
BAILIFF TACTICS.....You must read !!
With this most awful recesssion it is important to recognise the tactics that some of the "less reputable" bailiffs and their companies are using to enable them to charge additional fees to your account.
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