Business Rates

Katy Stone made this Freedom of Information request to Surrey Heath Borough Council

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Dear Surrey Heath Borough 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

Sarah Lindsay, Surrey Heath Borough Council

Dear Ms Stone

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 27/10/2014. I will deal with it under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The
FOI Act requires us to respond promptly and in any case no later than 20 working days. I therefore aim to respond by at the latest 24/11/2014, unless it is
necessary to consider the public interest test. If this is the case, I will write to you again explaining that this will be happening. We are then
required to provide a full response within such a time as is reasonable in the circumstances.

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

If you have any queries about this email, please do not hesitate to contact me. It would be helpful if you would quote the reference number in the
subject line in any future correspondence.

Yours sincerely

Geraldine Sharman
Information Governance Officer
Surrey Heath Borough Council
Surrey Heath House
Knoll Road
GU15 3HD
01276 707362
Surrey Heath

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Geraldine Sharman, Surrey Heath Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stone

Thank you for your email of 27 October 2014 in which you requested information about business rates. My apologies for the late response to your request.

The information you requested is enclosed.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to: Mrs Janet Jones, ICT Manager, Surrey Heath Borough Council, Surrey Heath House, Knoll Road, Camberley, GU15 3HD [email address].

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Mrs Geraldine Sharman
Information Governance Manager
Surrey Heath Borough Council
Surrey Heath House
Knoll Road
GU15 3HD
01276 707632
Great Place • Great Community • Great Future

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