Luton Borough Council
What happens if I don't pay?
We will take enforcement action to secure payment in a similar way to collection of non-domestic rates
Where a payment is overdue one final notice will be issued requiring payment within seven days. If payment is not received then a complaint will be made to the Magistrates seeking a liability order. Additional legal costs of at least £83 will be charged if legal proceedings are commenced.
Once a liability order is granted the council can instruct an enforcement agent to take control of goods to be auctioned to raise the money to pay the levy. In some circumstances a petition can be made for bankruptcy or the compulsory winding up of a company.
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