Business rates information letter 6/2011

Business rates information letters are issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government at regular intervals throughout the year.


Business rates information letter (6/2011)

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This letter provides information on the Localism Bill which received Royal Assent on 15 November 2011. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament. The Act contains 4 business rates measures in clauses 68 to 71:

  • ballot for imposition and certain variations of a business rate supplement
  • non-domestic rates: discretionary relief
  • small business rate relief
  • cancellation of liability to backdated non-domestic rates
Published 21 November 2011