it's 20 years ago this year since the controversial community charge which became known as the poll tax - was abolished.
Yet amazingly many councils are still chasing residents for back payments.
Liverpool City Council is still owed millions of pounds of poll tax and says it has a legal duty to collect all the outstanding cash.
But many of the people they're targeting say they still can't afford to pay.
This from our Political Reporter Daniel Hewitt:
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