Small Business Rate Relief (Automatic Payment) Bill (Bill 13 of 2008-09) - Commons Library Research Paper

Published 03 March 2009 | Research papers RP09/19

Authors: Lucinda Maer

Topic: Local government, Small businesses

The purpose of this Bill is to make the payment of rate relief for small businesses in England automatic. Currently, businesses have to apply to their billing authority once within each revaluation period (five years) to receive the relief during this period.

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