Expanded Retail Discount October 2020

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Dear Boston Borough Council,


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 faithfully,

Richard roberts

info info, Boston Borough Council

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Kind regards,
Boston Borough Council

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FOI, Boston Borough Council

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Good afternoon,


Thank you for your information access request received on the 8^th October
2020 where you asked for information regarding expanded retail discount
for 20/21.


Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we can
confirm that Boston Borough Council does hold the information specified in
your request. The information you have requested is detailed in the
attached spreadsheet.


We trust that the information above completes your request in full,
however if we  can be of any further assistance, please contact us.  If
you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the Council’s
decision, you should contact Suzanne Rolfe, Transformation & IT Manager on
01205 314265 or by email at [1][email address]


If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:


The Information Commissioner's Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,





Kind regards


Freedom of Information Team

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