The Local Government Finance Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 13 January 2017.
makes changes the local government finance system to provide the framework for the implementation of 100% business rates retention
provides local authorities with additional flexibilities over the operation of business rates in their areas
implements a range of other business rates measures, including adjusting inflation for business rates and providing a number of business rates reliefs for businesses and premises
allows property owner Business Improvement Districts to be set up across England
modernises business rates billing
Factsheets providing further background information on the measures within the Local Government Finance Bill.
Changes to existing legislation as part of the Local Government Finance Bill.
Published 31 January 2017