Details of the forecasts of national non-domestic rates to be collected by local authorities in England were announced on 26 May 2010.
The latest statistics release includes data from 2006-07 to 2010-11 and updates those statistics previously released on 28 May 2009.
The key points from the latest release are:
- The contribution to the pool from the local lists is expected to decline by 1.9% to £20.0 billion in 2010-11
- Between 2006-07 and 2010-11 the contribution to the pool from the local lists is expected to have increased by 19%
- London accounts for 27% of the contribution to the national pool while having only 15% of the population
- At 31 December 2009, there were an estimated 487,000 hereditaments benefiting from the Small Business Rate Relief scheme in England. This represents an increase of 23% since December 2006.