Expanded Retail Discount for Scotland

Richard roberts made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Aberdeen City Council as part of a batch sent to 31 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Aberdeen City Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Richard roberts

Dear Aberdeen City Council,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information.
Required Information; - A list of all hereditaments where you have granted EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.
This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data available for download on your website if it contains the requested EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the Rate Demand or Account Number.
• Current Rateable Value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address)

Please provide the information in an electronic, spreadsheet format ideally excel. The Act requires that a response be provided within a period of 20 working days from the date hereof.

This request for information falls within the parameters of the Act but if you require clarification on any of the points above or should you wish to discuss this further then please do not hesitate to contact me. The requested information passes all required public interest tests and other requirements and is not exempt from disclosure.

Yours sincerely

Richard Roberts

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Roberts,

 

Information enquiry reference FOI-20-0467.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 05
May 2020.

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 30 July 2020.

 

The [1]Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020  contains a number of temporary
amendments to FOI law in Scotland.

 

The amendments will mean that, for a temporary period; the maximum
timescale within which Scottish public authorities must respond to
requests and reviews is extended from 20 to 60 working days.

 

While Aberdeen City Council are prioritising resources to support
vulnerable citizens and essential services, we remain committed to provide
responses to FOI requests as soon as we can. We will keep you updated with
the progress of your request. We thank you for your patience.

 

Please refer to [2]FOISA reviews & appeals and [3]Your Data for more
information about your rights under the Freedom of Information Scotland
Act (FOISA).

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

[4]ACC_Crest_for Salomeh Kheyri Rad | Access to Information Officer
mac email
Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College | Business Hub 6 | 1^st Floor  | Broad
Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB

 

Dial: 01224 522166

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Facebook.com/AberdeenCC

 

 

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Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

2 Atodiad

Dear Ms Roberts,

 

Thank you for your information request of 05 May 2020.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested. Our response is now detailed below.

 

A list of all hereditaments where you have granted EXPANDED RETAIL
DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.

This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data
available for download on your website if it contains the requested 
EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.

o Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference
Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the
Rate Demand or Account Number.
o Current Rateable Value
o Account holder name
o Property address
o The billing address (where different to the property address)

 

The billing process for 2020/21 has not been undertaken, therefore no
discount has yet been awarded.

 

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

We handled your request for information in accordance with the provisions
of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please refer to
[1]FOISA reviews & appeals and [2]Your Data for more information about
your rights under FOISA.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

[3]ACC_Crest_for mac Tomina Egbuson | Access to Information Officer
email
Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College | Business Hub 6 | 1^st Floor  |
Broad Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB

 

Dial: 01224 522166

[4]www.aberdeencity.gov.uk | Twitter: @AberdeenCC |
Facebook.com/AberdeenCC

 

                                              

 

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