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B.C.W. & Glasgow City Council Tax


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Weve received a letter from BCW reagrding council tax for Glasgow City Council threatening Arrestment of Bank for an alledged debt for 1999-2000. Two years ago after a similar one I sent Glasgow City Council proof of benefit for that period, this is the first we've heard since then. The amount hasn't changed.

I am confused as to whether this debt is now statute barred. ( I was of the belief that Council Tax is not). Can anyone set me straight on how to deal with this, since BCW are clearly bullies

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as this is a dca not bailiffs i think if there is no liabilty order it is statute barred

and even if it has one, it will need to go back to court to be enforced [ i think] if its been 6yrs with no activity.

 

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DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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I am unsure about this - but I think quite recently it was "decided" that there was no 5 or 6 year limit on council tax claimed liabilities.

 

I could be entirely wrong - but I am sure I read about this perhaps say a year to 18 months ago.

 

Based on this it might be worthwhile to look for more info.

 

Sorry for being so vague - but I felt it was better for you to look further - as I am sure they are not classed as normal debts.

 

Its worth adding it would not be bailiffs in Scotland - but sheriffs officers - though I have no idea who BCW are.

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this is the funny thing BCW are a DCA and as such are toothless.

though sev councils in scotland use dca's as they are cheaper than sheriffs officers.

 

i'd phone the council myself, best get the info from the horses mouth if you do owe this & where this 'proof of benifit' puts you.

 

it might just be a dca chancing their arm on a debt you dont owe.

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Thanks for your replies. I did contact GCC 2 years ago and sent them proof that at that time we were on benefit. I heard no more till now. I have no idea if it was paid or not. Somehow I beleive it must have been, as we left there 10 year ago.BCW don't care whether it was paid or not, they just want money, and GCC don't care

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then i'd not pay.

i think it is a phishing exercise riding on the fact its council tax.

 

the only way to the bottom of this is to recontact the council

if not only to let them know what these little dirtbags might be upto using their name.

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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I did contact GCC 2 years ago and sent them proof that at that time we were on benefit.

Did you claim council tax benefit at the time though? You have to claim this seperately from other benefits and should have received a form from the council for this. Even if you did receive this benefit there would have still been a small amount to pay as you still have to pay for water charges.

HAVE YOU BEEN TREATED UNFAIRLY BY CREDITORS OR DCA's?

 

BEWARE OF CLAIMS MANAGEMENT COMPANIES OFFERING TO WRITE OFF YOUR DEBTS.

 

 

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would be nice if we had an update?

 

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DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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and that is backed up with , ??????

 

or do you work for them ?

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well his actual msg said he did

now its gone.........

 

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please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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ok DX thats it :D

 

after reading the above :eek: you owe me :roll:

 

1 new keyboard

2 x 20" wide screen monitors

and bone china mug that went up in the air hit the keyboard then put the tea from the mug all over the screens

 

and i got slap from the wife because i woke her up, by shouting WTF :-|

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typical nightwatch firefighting on cag then;)

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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errrrrrrrrrr nightwitch and firefighting ??????

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no my usual problem of hf int with wireless keyboard.

 

just been gifted a TS930 & a TS780

 

got a weird one with the 780 though.

on any mode bar FM, the sig meter bangs over to FSD.

 

think i'll have a poke around as its quiet on here.

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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right I dont do HF, only VHF & UHF , but not much these days

 

as for sig mtr , is it in right mode ?

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my thoughts lie with the wafers of the mode sw

 

rx & tx are fine, just in rx it bangs over

 

either that or an electrolytic blocking cap has gone south but they dont normally go S/C , poss a diode.

 

anyhow i'm gonna have a poke around here then whip its clothes off i've go the service man.

 

sorry for the hi-jack to the op btw.

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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explain what you mean , not as bad as others , they are quite good ?????????????

 

there is only one good DCA and thats 6 foot under

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that will be a first :eek:

 

hang on anyone checked if this is not coming from planet PERKY , he aint into a new form of [causing problems] is he :rolleyes:

 

first thing they need to learn a DCA has NO LEGAL POWERS, and it would be a first if they really told the victim their legal rights

 

DCA's can only ask you to pay, nothing beyond that

 

maybe a good start would be for the DCA , to

 

1) ensure they have the right person

2) do a real check to see if the money is actually owed

3) learn to join the human race monkey world is overflowing at the moment

 

this def looks like a cobbled PR exercise that hit rock bottom before it started

 

but then a TROLL is no more that a TROLL however its said

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oh yeh , so what statue of law can they be given legal power under then

 

oh dear a solicitor has no actual legal powers in the first place to give to a mindless DCA

 

what all this about he or she

 

well if you dont have time to do this , do what a fisherman does with a hook ( sling it )

 

but them we dont really have the time to respond to a TROLLS febble effort to justify the foul ways DCA work

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oh dear gone 10pm are budding student of DCA law has gone to bed :D

 

oh dear silly phone monkey type threats now typical response, you should pay your debts, so our dear little female phone jockey just what give you the right to tell people what to pay , the LAW of the land affords you no right to do so, are you claiming your Solicitors have empowered you this right ???

 

as for typo's well is shows you actually read what was posted,

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Kayloox,

 

If you keep removing your own posts, it makes it imposable for the site team to look into your complaints.

 

You say you work for BCW ?? Have you requested permission from the site admin to post on their behalf ??

 

Please read the site rules.

 

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