If you disagree with a decision made in respect of your Council
Tax, you may appeal against the decision. Only the person liable
for the Council Tax may appeal, although this does not prevent
someone acting as a representative for that person.
An appeal may be made on any of the following grounds:
- A dispute over who is liable for the Council Tax
- A refusal to grant disabled person's reduction
- A refusal to grant a discount in respect of the Council
- A refusal to grant a property exemption from the Council
An appeal cannot be made on the following
- The amount of the Council Tax set by the Council
- Matters concerning a person's financial circumstances
- The specification of a class of "exempt dwelling" set by the
Secretary of State.
Bassetlaw District Council has two months from the receipt of an
appeal in which to reach a decision. If a decision is not reached
within two months, or you are not satisfied with the decision, you
then have a right to appeal to the Valuation Tribunal Service.
Please note you only have two months to appeal to Valuation
Tribunal Service from the date of any decision from your initial
To appeal against a completion notice, you must contact the
Valuation Tribunal Service within four weeks of receiving the
notice from Bassetlaw District Council. You must do this in writing
and you must include a copy of the completion notice. Please note
that you must make a separate appeal for each completion notice
that you receive, as they cannot be amalgamated.
You can appeal to the Valuation Tribunal Service in writing, or
they have forms available on-line at: www.valuationtribunal.gov.uk
Valuation Tribunal Service,
Unit 2 Trafford Court,
Telephone: 0300 1232035
Fax: 01302 321447
If you want to appeal in respect of your Council Tax, send in
your appeal in writing.
Note: Making an appeal does not allow you to withhold payment of
council tax owing in the meantime.
Empty and Uninhabitable/Derelict Properties
The Valuation Office Agency decide upon the Valuation Band of a
property, if a property is empty and so derelict they may decide to
remove the property from the Valuation Listing altogether.
This is their decision.
If you wish to challenge your Council Tax Band, or wish to get
your Band deleted because it is derelict and uninhabitable you need
to contact www.voa.gov.uk
Telephone the Valuation Office Agency on 03000 501 501
Council Tax East
Valuation Office Agency
Castle Meadow Road
Last Updated - 27/02/2013