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21 Apr 12 #325519 by sammycat
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i left my ex about 6 years ago i moved area he stayed in the property. i have now receive a notice from a dept recover for council tax from that property. my ex stayed in that property for the remaing of the 6 mounth tenancy.am i liable for the council tax if i was not there why are det recovry agents chasing me how do i sto them pleas help

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21 Apr 12 #325596 by hadenoughnow
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Did you notify the council that you had moved out? Or did he apply for single occupancy reduction? Presumably you were both named on the tenancy agreement?

Have you had any letters from the council about this or just from a debt recovery agency?

How much are we talking about? Your best bet may be to contact the council, explain the situation and, if you have it, provide proof that you moved out on a particular date (ie rent agreement for different property, evidence of bills from new place etc).

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