Council Tax Recovery

Liability Court Hearing

At the liability court hearing the Court Officer from Kettering Borough Council will seek, on oath, to prove to the Magistrates that:

  • The Council Tax has been correctly set
  • Notice of the tax has been published
  • Reminder/final notices have been issued
  • Complaint was made at the Magistrates' Court
  • Summonses were issued after the laying of the complaint
  • Amounts are outstanding (including costs) at the time of the court

If the Magistrates are satisfied of the above they will grant a liability order and further costs of £20 will be incurred.