Business rates Scotland: transitional relief

In response to the ‘2017 Non-domestic rating revaluation – consultation on possible transitional arrangements.’ We would welcome the implementation of transitional relief in Scotland, bringing the business rates system further into line with the rest of the UK. However the need for transitional relief is in itself illustrative of deeper problems within the system. Some of these are being addressed in the Barclay Review of business rates, a timely and welcome intervention, and priority should be given to focussing on these deeper issues. Download our response here:

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