Results 1–20 of 1366 for "business rate"

Windrush: Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill (23 Apr 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...up and down the country facing the revaluation included bringing forward the indexation to CPI; extending the £1,000 pubs discount, which I know many hon. Members across the House welcomed; doubling small business rate relief; and providing a £300 million discretionary fund for local authorities to apply in cases where there was particularly difficulty. In conclusion, this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Tax: Small Businesses (17 Apr 2018)

Derek Thomas: A significant number of businesses in west Cornwall and the constituency of St Ives, which I represent, are facing extreme hardship because of business rate increases in 2017 and 2018. This is becoming a burden that is too great for them to bear. What immediate help can the Minister make available to these hard-working business owners?

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates: Valuation (29 Mar 2018)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on high street businesses of decreasing the interval between business rate assessments.

Kerslake Arena Attack Review (28 Mar 2018)

Ben Wallace: ...for funds, but there are some still to work through. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has asked my Department to speak to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about business rate relief for the businesses that may face bills, but not the council, which will not receive so much in business rates. There is always more to do, but we are in listening...

Scottish Parliament: Business Rates (2017 Revaluation) (28 Mar 2018)

James Kelly: ...use his offices to influence the assessors to ensure that a plan is published with timelines for resolving outstanding appeals—or is he just going to blunder along while businesses suffer higher business-rate costs and uncertainty?

Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (27 Mar 2018)

Lord Duncan of Springbank: ...would join me in that commitment; that is an initiative that would be well worth taking forward. I am conscious that the noble Lord, Lord Browne, raised an interesting point regarding the continuity of the business rate support scheme. Helpfully, the little note that I got back from the Box simply contained the word “Yes”, so I believe that that particular scheme will indeed be...

[Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (27 Mar 2018)

Chris Philp: ...pay their full share of payroll taxes. It is inherently rather unfair: local high street businesses pay their full share of business rates and corporation taxes. So some of the money raised by the digital tax, whatever form it might take, could be applied to offer business rate relief, particularly to smaller businesses—perhaps those with less than £28,000 a year of rateable...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Lavatories: Non-domestic Rates (26 Mar 2018)

Scott Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will introduce discretionary business rate relief for public toilets.

Written Answers — Treasury: Pre-school Education: Non-domestic Rates (26 Mar 2018)

Mel Stride: Early years providers may be eligible for existing business rates reliefs, including Small Business Rate Relief and Charitable Rate Relief. They will benefit from reductions to business rates of over £10 billion. The Government keeps all taxes, including reliefs, under review.

Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill (21 Mar 2018)

Jim Shannon: ...the Minister outline what help in relation to the rates increase is available for those who are being squeezed financially? It would be remiss of me not to comment on the continuation of the small business rate relief scheme, for which I am thankful, as we are seeking to revive our high streets and provide support to small retailers and small employers. In the main town of Newtownards in...

Vauxhall Factory, Ellesmere Port (20 Mar 2018)

Justin Madders: ...the argument for doing it is clear. Let me give another example that relates to Brexit. If Vauxhall invested in solar panels on the site in the attempt to save on energy costs, it would attract a higher business rate. That does not seem in tune with much of what the Government are trying to achieve. Vauxhall has learned that its energy costs per MWh are twice those of plants in France....

Local Authority Financial Sustainability: NAO Report — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Mar 2018)

Mike Amesbury: ...the Government do not have a long-term funding plan for local authorities. That confirms the fear of many councillors and mayors I have spoken to. They have been offered no clarity about how 100% business rate retention will work, especially for those areas that will be net losers. Other councils talk of reaching a cliff edge in 2020. My question to the Minister is simple. Does she have a...

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy: Storage (20 Mar 2018)

Layla Moran: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of business rate rises for onsite battery storage on the development of the UK battery storage market.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Shops: Publications (19 Mar 2018)

Lord Henley: ...based in the UK to better understand their concerns and has taken action to support them. Specific initiatives which have benefited independent booksellers and bookshops include: making 100% Small Business Rate Relief permanent, whilst increasing the threshold of the relief, taking 600,000 of the smallest businesses out of business rates and the introduction of the Employment Allowance,...

Public Bill Committee: Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill: Assessment of extension of the tariff cap to small businesses (15 Mar 2018)

Claire Perry: I can inspire the entire Committee with the assiduousness with which my brilliant team is able to answer my questions. A company chooses the business rate. Those in commercial and retail premises have to choose a business tariff, but, of course, a home business, of which there are millions and millions, can be on a domestic tariff. In a way, there is a sort of self-selection mechanism, but if...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Business Sector (13 Mar 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...Minister, I recognise the real challenges faced by our high streets and, in particular, by independent businesses. In his spring Budget statement, the Chancellor announced a package of measures for business rate relief, including a £1,000 discount for pubs with rateable values below £100,000, £300 million for local authorities to fund discretionary rate relief, and a cap on...

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Finances (8 Mar 2018)

Karen Bradley: ...education. The non-domestic rates would rise only at 1.5%, in line with inflation. Conscious of the interest of many stakeholders in the scheme, I can also confirm that this budget settlement would provide the basis for the Small Business Rate Relief to continue. Implementing decisions within the overall allocations This statement outlines overall allocations, based on my assessment of the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Cornwall (7 Mar 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...to determine how much of the funding they use in North Cornwall. In addition, for financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19 the allocations in the table are notional as Cornwall Council are taking part in a Business Rate Retention trial. Table Funding Stream £m 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Total Local Highways Maintenance Block (Needs Element) 22.685 20.796...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Holiday Accommodation: Non-Domestic Rates (6 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not collect data on the number of holiday properties that are registered for, or receive, small business rate relief. Decisions on whether a property qualifies for small business rate relief rest with local councils. The Valuation Office Agency ratings list data shows that there are 41,000 properties classed as self-catering holiday homes with a rateable value of up to...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (5 Mar 2018)

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Business rate retention. 4:00 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government


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