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Business rates review: terms of reference and discussion paper

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Business rates review: summary of responses

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The government announced a review of business rates at Autumn Statement 2014. The terms of reference for the review and a discussion paper were launched at Budget 2015. This document provides a summary of responses to the review.

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Summary

The government is conducting a review of business rates in England in response to concerns ‎from some business ratepayers that the system is in need of reform to make it fit for a 21st century economy.

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Consultation description

This document sets out the terms of reference for the government’s review and provides further information on the review’s aims and core themes. The government welcomes responses from a wide range of interested stakeholder to the questions and requests for evidence included in this paper by 12 June 2015. The review will report its findings by Budget 2016.

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Business rates review: terms of reference and discussion paper

Published 16 March 2015
Last updated 24 March 2016 + show all updates
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