UBR changes could mean a rates lottery for retailers

Kidd, Andrew
August 1998
Cabinet Maker;08/07/98, Issue 5100, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on a proposal to allow local authorities in Great Britain to raise or lower rates in their areas, even while the national Uniform Business Rate is set by central government until 2001. Possibility of further increases in a local authority is deemed a `Beacon Council; Example of local UBR computations; Government's plan to reduce the rates burden of small firms.


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