Consultation outcome

Business rates retention and shale oil and gas: technical consultation

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Business rates: retention and shale oil and gas – summary of responses and government responses

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Detail of outcome

In October 2014 the government consulted on proposals to allow local government to retain 100% of business rates on shale oil and gas sites. This document provides a summary of the responses to the consultation and the government’s response.

Original consultation

Summary

Proposed arrangements for the 100% local retention of business rates on shale gas and oil sites.

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Consultation description

In January 2014 the Prime Minister announced that local authorities will be able to keep 100% of business rates from shale gas sites (which will also include shale oil).

The consultation includes draft regulations which define the sites on which 100% retention of business rates will apply. It also sets out the arrangements for sharing that revenue between the different tiers of local government.

Documents

Business rates retention and shale oil and gas: technical consultation on draft regulations to allow the 100% local retention of business rates on shale gas and oil sites

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Published 24 October 2014
Last updated 23 January 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added summary of the responses and government response.
  2. First published.