FOI request (FOIR-193946350)
Non residential Business Rates
Requested Thu 09 April 2020
Responded Tue 16 June 2020
In terms of the Freedom of Information Act of 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you please provide me with a complete and up-to-date list of all business (non-residential) property rates data for your local authority, and including the following fields:
- Billing Authority Property Reference Code (linking the property to the VOA database reference)
- Firm's Trading Name (i.e. property occupant)
- Full Property Address (Number, Street, Postal Code, Town)
- Occupied / Vacant
- Date of Occupation / Vacancy
- Actual annual rates charged (in Pounds)
If you are unable to provide an absolute "Occupation / Vacancy" status, please provide the Exemptions and / or Reliefs that a particular property may be receiving.
Please provide these data as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file, capable of re-use, and under terms of the Open Government Licence (meaning reuse for any and all purposes, including commercial).
ResponsePlease find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request, shown over three spreadsheets.Please accept my apologies for the delay in the response due to the immense workload on the department due to the Covid-19 Business Support Grant work.I t is not possible to provide annual rates charged because this requires manual checking of each account and would take exceed the time limit set by the Information Commissioner under Section 12 of the act.
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