Council Tax and Business Rates - data specific purposes

The Council Tax Regulations and Local Government Finance Act 1992 and the Non-domestic rating Regulations 1989 allow for local authorities to collect and administer Council Tax and Business Rates.

The information we collect and process for this purpose includes:

We also collect the following information for the purposes of debt collection:

We have a duty to protect the public funds we administer and may use information held about you for all lawful purposes, including the prevention and detection of fraud. The Council may also share this information with law enforcement agencies and other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

Your data will be kept for at least seven years as required by law and is not generally removed unless you are no longer resident in the borough.