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    Council Tax wages arrestment(Scotland)
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    • 5th Feb 08, 9:20 PM
    Council Tax wages arrestment(Scotland) 5th Feb 08 at 9:20 PM
    Im gutted

    me and my wife fell behind with our council tax(6 months) we then contacted local council and was told it was out of there hands.

    My wife then got a letter from a company threateneing to take us to court and we agreed we would pay set amount every week 2 weeks late my wife was sent a wages arrestment (which works out less than what she was paying them!!!)

    My question is..they have a wages arrestment on my wives account can they take one out on mine for the same council tax debt?

    I will be so embarrest i work for a small company everyone will know my business!

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    • By fermi 5th Feb 08, 9:41 PM
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    • 5th Feb 08, 9:41 PM
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    • 5th Feb 08, 9:41 PM

    We do have the occasional person from Scotland posting on this board, but for most of us our experience of the law regarding debts north of the border is a bit limited.

    The forum linked to below has a special section on Debt in Scotland where you also might be able to get some help.

    There is also the Debt-Free Wannabe forum here on MSE which deals with general debt issues, where you might find more help on this site.
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