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Lorna Wilson made this Freedom of Information request to Hastings Borough Council

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Dear Hastings 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 2013/14.
(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

Thanking you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Lorna Wilson

Information Officer, Hastings Borough Council

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Information Officer
Hastings Borough Council
01424 451066
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Dear Ms Wilson,
 
I refer to your recent request for information from this Authority.  Our
answer(s) to your questions are below.
 
I trust we have interpreted your request correctly, and this is the
information you required.
 
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that the Information Commissioner cannot generally make a decision unless
our complaints process has first been
exhausted.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at The
Information Commissioners' Officer, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 AF 
 
 
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Lisa Greathead
Information Officer
Town Hall
Queens Road
Hastings
TN34 1QR
01424 451066
E Mail: [email address]
 
Start of Request for Information
 
(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 2013/14.
 
(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
 
This information is held
 
Please see attached 3 spreadsheets - please note that personal information
has been redacetd as this falls under Section 40(1) of the Freedom of
Information Act 'Personal Data' this is an absolute exemption and will not
be provided.
 
1. All properties with an RV £12,000 and greater - Full charge before
reliefs would have been RV X 0.471P for properties £18,000+ and for
properties £17,999 or under RV X 0.462P)
2. Properties with an RV £12,000 and greater with a relief as mentioned in
the request.
3. Properties with an RV £12,000 and greater that are exempt as listed
buildings.
 
 
 
 
 
End of Request for Information
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be copied, distributed, published, or exploited for commercial purposes or
financial gain without the explicit written consent of Hastings Borough
Council.
We do not give permission for this information to be used for the purposes
of direct marketing.
 
 
 

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