Freedom of Information Request

Information on NNDR & Ctax, RE: Orbit

Received: 18 February 2020

Dear Sirs
Please be advised that GE Associates have been instructed by Orbit Housing Association and its subsidiaries in relation to all rating matters (Domestic ' Ctax and non domestic - NNDR). Please see our letter of authority attached for your information.
Some Billing Authorities wish to treat this as an FOI request if so; Please can you provide me with the following information under the
Freedom Of Information Act 2000:- However please do refer to the LOA attached showing that this is a client and they are in agreement with us receiving this requested information. Please appreciate that as a charitable housing association it is imperative that all monies due to them are rightfully reinvested back in the association so they may keep on providing the valuable service that they do to our community and thus we believe that it is in the interests of the public to send forward this request. We are requesting this information from you the council as it cannot be obtained from housing association.
The most up to date list you can obtain from both you NNDR (business rates) & domestic rating (council tax) departments (please provide the date of the data),

A) List all residential (domestic rates) properties with their and addresses where Orbit Housing Group, Orbit Housing Association Ltd, Orbit Group Ltd, Orbit South Housing Association, Orbit Homes (2020) Ltd, Orbit Treasury Ltd and any other version of Orbit
If your Authority does hold any accounts;
B) Please can you confirm that a class B exemption has been applied in all cases since 1st April 2013 where Orbit has been registered as the liable. (Yes or No will be fine)
B1) If the answer to B is NO please provide the account number, full account name, full account address including postcode, occupation dates both start and end dates, amount charged and if any exemption has been granted (please state which exemption). (Please provide data by excel)
C) Both NNDR & Ctax Please can you confirm if you hold any closed accounts that currently have any credits, write-on's, or rate overpayments held on account for Orbit and its subsidiaries (Yes or No will be fine) in both NNDR Business Rates and domestic rates Council tax.
C1) If the answer to C is YES please provide the account number, full account name, full account address including postcode, occupation dates start and end, the amount of credit due. (Please provide data by excel) I will provide BACS details to the council tax department for the refund to be processed.
Thank you in advance for your help. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me, I appreciate it is a complicated request.
Kind regards,

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download

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