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Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence – July 2020

HM Treasury have announced a Call for Evidence on business rates
24 July 2020

Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence – July 2020

 

HM Treasury have announced a Call for Evidence on business rates: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/hm-treasury-fundamental-review-of-business-rates-call-for-evidence

 

The government’s objectives for the review, outlined in this document, are: reducing the overall burden on business; improving the current business rates system; and considering more fundamental changes in the medium-to-long term.

 

Please note that Section 4.2 covers Plant and machinery and investment

 

Dates for responses given in the Call for Evidence are:

  • for multiplier and reliefs sections of the review, as well as any other areas of pressing concern, the date for responses is 18th September.
  • responses to other sections are welcomed by 31st October.