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Council tax just skint me...grrrrrrr

This is a good place to let off steam. Mark is unemployed and I am on ESA. We get between us the grand sum of £112.45 a week… We get council tax benefit. I just checked my bank account to find a payment of £106 taken by the council. I am now overdrawn…why??? Pat

phone them and ask. tell them that you are struggling.

you may be lucky and they may admit its a mistake.

if not, ask them if you can have time to pay.

good luck

carole x

If the payment went out today you can go into the bank and they can return it. Only works for same day transactions as far as i know though, then speak to the council and offer what you can afford.

Good luck