Mark Rimmell (markrimmell) wrote,
Mark Rimmell

I'm single... But the council is confused.

Single occupancy that is...
I'm on my own in the flat again so I am trying to claim my council tax discount... My heart jumped into my mouth when I called the council and was told I had been single occupancy since 2007. WHAT!? Well the advisor quickly back-tracked because she realised she had got it the wrong way round... But I aged 5 years in 2 seconds as I imagined paying back 3 years at about £40 a month plus a fine, interest, court costs, bribes to get a cell to myself ... I've even checked the paperwork 3 times now. I am pleased to say I was all leagal and above-board. Big PHEW!

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