Tag : business rates
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.
Many former BHS landlords are reportedly facing a £100m business rates bill on empty stores, a year after the high street chain collapsed.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned the government against introducing a “digital tax” in an attempt to make the business rates system fairer.
Government 'receptive' on business rates worriesSubscription
The business rates and rent specialist, CVS, has described the government as in “listening mode”, amid mounting concerns over the impending rise in business rates, following a meeting with communities and local government secretary Sajid Javid.