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Petition launched for 'fairer' vacancy refund system for commercial rates

A petition has been launched to seek a "fairer system" for commercial rate payers with vacant properties.

23rd June, 2012

A petition has been launched to seek a "fairer system" for commercial rate payers with vacant properties.

Chartered surveyors Lisney believe that the government must give immediate attention to the present system, under which owners of commercial property still have to pay full rates to local authorities, if their property is vacated after the date these are set.

If a property is vacant on the date the annual rate is struck, then the ratepayer (usually...

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