I think I will ignore the problem for the time being.
Do nothing for the time being but perhaps consider instituting a little misdirection in the future.
I think the best course of action in this instance is inaction—let this business play itself out, at least for the time being.
The general district rate is made and levied on the occupiers of all kinds of property for the time being assessable to any rate for the relief of the poor, subject to a few exceptions and conditions.
There was no way of knowing whose souls had crossed over to the mortal world, but he was going to trust that Fate was on his side, for the time being.