The British Retail Consortium has joined the growing chorus of voices that have welcomed the recent release of the Treasury Select Committee report on business rates. BRC chief executive...
The Treasury Committee yesterday published its unanimously agreed report on the Impact of Business Rates across England and Wales and it’s pretty damning.
The September CPI has been announced at 1.7%, which affects calculations for business rates in the 2020/21 financial year.
One casualty of the Brexit uncertainty and the prorogation of Parliament has been the much-anticipated business rates reform legislation.
Several English local authorities are banding together to lobby the Government to close a loophole they claim is costing millions in lost revenue each year.
The Welsh Government has published its summary following a 12-week consultation on potential legislative changes that would affect business rates at its next revaluation in 2021.
Battle lines are being drawn for a snap General Election with Labour seemingly setting its sights on raiding business rates as part of its wealth distribution programme.
Speculation is mounting on what the business rates increase will be for UK firms when the figures for the current rate of inflation are announced later this month.
The exhaustive business rate review may face another delay following the recent ministerial reshuffle (not to mention proroguing Parliament). The British Retail Consortium, supported by nine other trade bodies,...
A tax loophole has come to light in Scotland that looks like taxpayers could be subsidising Airbnb property owners by millions of pounds. Research published by the global short...