Tag : business rates
The government minister responsible for the business rates appeals system has claimed the process is “working well”, following a series of complaints.
Scottish retailers are being warned to ensure the rateable value placed on their properties is accurate, as the business rates appeal deadline looms.
The government’s push to speed up rates relief for small businesses has been met with a lukewarm response from independent clothing retailers.
Business rates agency calls in help from HMRCSubscription
The agency overseeing business rates appeals has called in help from HMRC to resolve problems with its online portal.
Government to speed up business rates reliefSubscription
The government has held talks with software providers to speed up business rates relief to small businesses, after the new tax regime came into effect in April.
Government commits to CPI business rates reformSubscription
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to base business rates on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate from 2020.
Property agencies are urging retailers to contact their local MPs to complain about the “car crash” business rates appeal system.
Retailers rail against business rates regimeSubscription
Independent fashion retailers are staging a fightback against the “bitter pill” of business rates following the rating revaluations that took place earlier this year.
Small businesses still waiting on rates reliefSubscription
Small businesses around the country are still waiting to receive the financial support promised to ease the burden of higher business rates.
BRC urges next government to ease rates burden Subscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and other trade bodies have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond and the other two main political parties to urge the next government to ease the business rates burden.