Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Financial regulation 12.14 states:
Any debt due to the Council may only be written-off with the authorisation of the Executive except, insofar as an individual debt does not exceed £10,000, the initial authority may be given by the Chief Finance Officer who shall be required to publish periodically reports of the debts that have been written off in accordance with the delegated authority.
The Business Support Manager is exercising an authority delegated to him by the CFO for debts up to £1,000. The Financial Services Manager is exercising an authority delegated to him by the CFO for debts up to £5,000. The Financial Director (Chief Finance Officer) is exercising this delegated authority for debts under £10,000. There is delegated authority for Business Support Officers to authorise small debt write off of £30 and under.
To write off Sundry debts during the month of:
Under £1000 - 3 debts totalling £1226.50
Uneconomical to pursue - £324.00
Absconded - £282.50
Deceased - £620.00
All efforts to recover these debts have been
Declarations: No Executive Member consulted
Contact: Neil Haskell, Business Support Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 04/02/2020
Date of decision: 04/02/2020