SMALL FIRMS HIT BY RATES RELIEF DELAY
May 30th, 2017.



Thousands of small businesses in England who were promised financial help to ease the burden of hikes in business rates are still waiting.


The chancellor announced a package of measures in the March Budget, including a cap for the most vulnerable firms who were facing huge hikes in their bills.

Business rates are a property tax based on rental values.

Changes to the rates came in in April after a revaluation of property values for England and Wales last year.


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