Braintree: BREAKING: Council take council tax payments and business rates four days early (From Braintree and Witham Times)
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Braintree: BREAKING: Council take council tax payments and business rates four days early
10:11am Thursday 30th August 2012 in News
RESIDENTS have had council tax and business rates payments taken from their accounts four days early.
The installments, which should have been collected on Monday September 3 have been taken today.
The Council says it has informed the banks and funds should be returned to people’s accounts tomorrow.
A spokesman said if anyone’s bank account goes overdrawn because of the error the council will refund the charge.
The actual installment will then be taken on Monday September 3.
The council has apologised for any inconvenience or difficulty caused.
Anyone with concerns over their council tax payment should contact 01376 557722.
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