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:
3 Credit write offs under £1000
3 Debt write offs under £1000
Total debts written off: 5
The debts are considered uncollectable and
have been written off for the following reasons:
1 account uneconomial to pursue totalling to £120.00
2 accounts deceased totalling to £786.30
2 accounts in credit totalling to £262.00
5 total accounts totalling to £644.30
All efforts to recover these debts have been
Declarations: No Executive Member consulted.
Contact: Caroline Rivett, Business Support Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 08/09/2021
Date of decision: 08/09/2021