Oct 20, 2017 More than 56,000 small businesses in England will face steep tax rises next year,
research indicates. Business rate increases will total £152m in April, rates
specialist CVS said, putting a heavier burden on firms already reeling from rising
inflation. The prediction follows a drop in retail sales last month as …

Jul 29, 2017 The government has stepped in to try to speed up business rate relief to
thousands of small firms. Businesses in England, hit by huge hikes in their rates
bills, were promised millions of pounds in support by the chancellor in March. But
months on from the start of the new tax regime in April, many are still …

Nov 23, 2017 A planned cut to business rate rises in England has been brought forward by two
years to 2018 by the chancellor. From April, rates will rise in line … Mr Hammond
also said he would also extend a £1,000 discount on business rates for small
pubs for another year until March 2019. It applies to pubs with a …

Nov 22, 2017 Businesses in the UK were cheered by the chancellor's Budget announcement
that he was reducing steep rises in business rates. They also welcomed a
promise of legislation to scrap the so-called “staircase tax”, which would have
cost small companies tens of thousands of pounds apiece. The “tax” …

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