Current Business Rates Information

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Harlow District Council,

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and subject to section 40(2) on personal data, could you provide me with the following current business rates account data for your local authority.

Please note that I do not require any personal data or data in respect of sole traders or partnerships. This is a request for information in respect of companies, charities, councils and other organisations only.

This request is only in respect of businesses that are deemed to be occupied for business rates purposes. Do not provide any information is respect of properties that are considered to be empty or unoccupied for business rates purposes.

The provision of this information is in the public interest as your authority is currently awarding grants and discounts worth tens of millions of pounds to ratepayers. Nationally, councils are awarding grants and discounts worth tens of billions of pounds to companies and organisations, some of which have turnovers of billions of pounds. Some of these ratepayers may previously have been reported as engaging in activities that aim to reduce the amount of tax that they are liable to pay. As such, I believe that the provision of this information is in the interest of taxpayers and the wider public.

• Property Reference
• Liable Party Name
• Property Address
• Rateable Value
• Property Description
• Billing or Correspondence address
• Liability Start Date
• Current entitlement to any Reliefs or Discounts (do not include details of any empty property reliefs)
• Start date of the entitlement to any current reliefs or discounts

Please provide these data as machine-readable as either a CSV or Microsoft Excel file.

Yours faithfully,

Jane Coates

Contact Harlow, Harlow District Council

1 Atodiad

Thank you for contacting Harlow Council.

We are dealing with a very high volume of enquiries due to the impact of the Corona Virus. This means it will take longer than normal for you to get a reply.

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Further information can be found at www.harlow.gov.uk

Please be patient during this period and we will come back to you as soon as we can.

If reporting an emergency, please call 01279 446666 for assistance.
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Dear Contact Harlow,

I refer to my Freedom of Information request for 'Current Business Rates Information' dated 6th May 2020 which was submitted through the What Do They Know website. A response was due within 20 working days but I have not yet heard anything from you. As such, please provide the information that I have requested or provide an update on when it will be supplied.

Yours sincerely,

Jane Coates

Contact Harlow, Harlow District Council

1 Atodiad

Thank you for contacting Harlow Council.

We are dealing with a very high volume of enquiries due to the impact of the Corona Virus. This means it will take longer than normal for you to get a reply.

All emails received will be dealt with in priority order and you will then receive a response stating who your email has been passed to.

Further information can be found at www.harlow.gov.uk

Please be patient during this period and we will come back to you as soon as we can.

If reporting an emergency, please call 01279 446666 for assistance.
Harlow Council, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG

Visit our website www.harlow.gov.uk<http://www.harlow.gov.uk/>
Follow us on twitter @HarlowCouncil<https://twitter.com/HarlowCouncil>

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information on how we collect, use and protect personal information generally, as well as your rights as a data subject please view our main privacy notice on our website:
http://www.harlow.gov.uk/privacy-notice

This E-Mail and any attachments are intended for the addressee only, and may contain confidential or privileged information. If you are not, or suspect you are not, the intended recipient, you must not copy, distribute or take any action in reliance on it. If you have received this E-Mail in error please notify us immediately and delete this E-Mail and any attachments. Please note that although this message has been checked for viruses, we cannot guarantee that this message or any attachment is virus free or has not been intercepted or amended. The information contained in this E-Mail may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from disclosure, the confidentiality of this E-Mail and your reply cannot be guaranteed. The views of the author may not necessarily reflect those of the Council. All communications sent to or from the Council may be subject to recording and / or monitoring in accordance with relevant legislation.

Contact Harlow, Harlow District Council

Dear Jane Coates

Your Freedom of Information request has been logged under reference RFI229889291.

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, we may be unable to reply to your request within the statutory timescale.  However, we will continue to try to respond to your request within 20 working days but this will depend on service provision across the council effecting our ability to respond. We hope that you understand any unavoidable delays.

Please quote the above reference number should you require any further information. 

How will we use your personal information?
Harlow Council will process the personal information you have provided under Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) for the purposes of processing this request for information. The information is also used to compile statistics for use by Harlow Council, however, this does not include information that will identify you as an individual.

Although it is not our intention to collect any other personal information and/or sensitive personal information (e.g. in respect of race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or similar beliefs; physical or mental health or condition; sexual history or orientation; trade union membership), you may provide information of this type inadvertently in your response(s) to particular areas of this form (for example Part 5 ‘Do you have any special needs when viewing the information or in what format it is provided?’). Any sensitive personal information collected will be kept confidential and secure and will not be shared with any third parties.

Who will we share your personal information with?
Your information will be shared with the relevant departments of Harlow Council in order to provide the information you have requested. Your information will also be shared where the Council is under a legal obligation to do so, for example between our services and with other official organisations, such as the Police and other government bodies.

How long will we keep your information?
Records relating to this request for information will be retained for three years from the date of the last action.

For more information on how we collect, use and protect personal information generally, as well as your rights as a data subject please view our main privacy notice on our website by visiting http://www.harlow.gov.uk/privacy-notice

If you do not have online access a paper copy of our main privacy notice can be provided by contacting us on the details provided below.

Best wishes,

Contact Harlow

Harlow Council, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG
Contact Harlow - 01279 446655 

Visit our website www.harlow.gov.uk          

Follow us on twitter @HarlowCouncil

National coronavirus (COVID-19) situation
We are continuing to run essential services at this time and our service provision continues to be reviewed as government guidance changes. The latest service updates and information on how we are supporting residents and businesses at this time can be found on our coronavirus webpage www.harlow.gov.uk/coronavirus

If you have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak you can phone our Community Hub on 01279 927005. The hub can help you access food, prescriptions and help you find other support.

The latest government public health advice on what you need to do can be read on the government’s website www.gov.uk/coronavirus

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Toby Bowler, Harlow District Council

2 Atodiad

Good morning

 

Please accept my apologies for the late response. Please see the
information requested attached

 

Kind regards

 

Toby Bowler

Systems Administrator and Project Officer

Revenues & Benefits

 

Alternative Contacts:

Paul Montgomery – Senior Manager (Support & Development)

Andy Kemp – IT Systems Administrator and Project Officer

 

Visit our website [1]www.harlow.gov.uk

Follow us on twitter @HarlowCouncil

 

Harlow Council, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG

 

National coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

We are continuing to run essential services at this time and our service
provision continues to be reviewed as government guidance changes. The
latest service updates and information on how we are supporting residents
and businesses at this time can be found on our coronavirus
webpage [2]www.harlow.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

If you have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak you can phone our
Community Hub on 01279 927005. The hub can help you access food,
prescriptions and help you find other support.

 

The latest government public health advice on what you need to do can be
read on the government’s website [3]www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

 

 

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This E-Mail and any attachments are intended for the addressee only, and
may contain confidential or privileged information. If you are not, or
suspect you are not, the intended recipient, you must not copy, distribute
or take any action in reliance on it. If you have received this E-Mail in
error please notify us immediately and delete this E-Mail and any
attachments. Please note that although this message has been checked for
viruses, we cannot guarantee that this message or any attachment is virus
free or has not been intercepted or amended. The information contained in
this E-Mail may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from
disclosure, the confidentiality of this E-Mail and your reply cannot be
guaranteed. The views of the author may not necessarily reflect those of
the Council. All communications sent to or from the Council may be subject
to recording and / or monitoring in accordance with relevant legislation.

 

References

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1. http://www.harlow.gov.uk/
2. https://www.harlow.gov.uk/coronavirus
3. https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus