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Dear Birmingham City Council,

Please can you provide me with the following information under the
Freedom Of Information Act 2000:-

(a) List all Commercial properties and their addresses with a
rateable value of £12,000 and greater.
(b) The names and addresses of the Rate payers referred to above
for each property and their correspondence address (if different
from the property address)
(c) The billing authority reference for each property
(d) The current liability payable for the year 2014/15.
(e) The date the rateable occupier first became liable for the
business rates
(f) Please also state which hereditament is currently receiving
I. Charitable rate relief (mandatory rate relief)
II. Discretionary rate relief
III. Empty property rate relief
IV. Listed building exemption
V. Any other relief

Thanking you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Katy Stone

Benefit Service Policy, Birmingham City Council

                        Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for
Information

 

Thank you for your request received on for information 27/10/14 held by
the Council under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
This has been referred to an appropriate officer within the Revenues and
Benefits Service in order to provide you with the requested data.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you require any further information or are not happy with our response
please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team on 0121 464 2152
quoting the reference number above in any future communications.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Strategy Development Team

 

 

 

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records for a period of 2 years from the date Birmingham City Council
received your request. Any personal data that you provide to Birmingham
City Council will be held in line with the requirements set out within the
Data Protection Act 1998.

 

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Benefit Service Policy, Birmingham City Council

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Dear Katy Stone

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

 

I am responding to your request for information held by the Council under
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
Revenues. This has been referred to an appropriate officer within the
Revenues Team, who has provided the following data in order to answer your
enquiry.

 

Please can you provide me with the following information under the Freedom
Of Information Act 2000:-

 

(a) List all Commercial properties and their addresses with a rateable
value of £12,000 and greater.

 

(b) The names and addresses of the Rate payers referred to above for each
property and their correspondence address (if different from the property
address)

 

(c) The billing authority reference for each property

 

(d) The current liability payable for the year 2014/15.

 

(e) The date the rateable occupier first became liable for the business
rates

 

(f) Please also state which hereditament is currently receiving I.
Charitable rate relief (mandatory rate relief) II. Discretionary rate
relief III. Empty property rate relief IV. Listed building exemption V.
Any other relief

 

Please see the attached spreadsheet with the information requested.

 

Please note it is not possible to supply the reliefs you have requested as
Birmingham City Council is unable to disclose details of empty properties.

 

The charge payable for each property can be determined by multiplying the
Rateable Value.

 

If you are not satisfied with this response you may ask for an internal
review. Please contact the corporate team at the address below:

 

Performance & Information (WS)

PO Box 16366

Birmingham

B2 2YY

or

[1][email address]

 

If subsequently you are not satisfied with the Council’s decision you may
apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO
cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure
provided by the Council.

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at the following address:

 

The Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 01625 545745

Web Address: [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Strategy Development Team

[3]Tel:0121 464 2152

 

 

Please respond to Benefit Service Policy , NOT to individual

 

 

 

Data Protection Act 1998

The information you have provided within your Freedom of Information
request will be held on our database and may also be held within manual
records for a period of 2 years from the date Birmingham City Council
received your request. Any personal data that you provide to Birmingham
City Council will be held in line with the requirements set out within the
Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Re Use of Public Sector Information

Where Birmingham City Council is the copyright holder of any information
that may be released, re-use for personal, educational or non-commercial
purposes is permitted without further reference to the City Council. Where
the re-use is for other purposes, such as commercial re-use, the applicant
should notify the City Council in writing to seek approval or agree terms
for re-use.

 

 

 

 

 

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