Council tax system should be “rebooted, and potentially replaced”
IEA research cited by the Independent
Julian Jessop quoted in the Daily Express
Andy Mayer quoted in the Lancashire Evening Post
The Lancashire Evening Post reported that hundreds of people pin Blackburn have contested their bill. Andy Mayer, IEA Chief Operating Officer, was quoted in the article saying the council tax system is too vulnerable to “arbitrary” challenges by individual households which can affect a lot of people.
Andy added: “Pandemic restrictions have made this more difficult, leading to a backlog of cases. At some point the whole system will need to be rebooted, and potentially replaced.”
Andy’s comment was reported across regional media.
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