Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Saturday, 21 March 2020
Council Tax and Business Rates
The apparently well sourced stories that there will be a three month holiday on business rates make me wonder what the position of local authorities will be. London Borough these days often get more of their income from business rates than from Council Tax. Will they just be expected to take the hit? Or will they be expected to recover the money at a later stage?