Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,
Please can you provide me with the following information under the
Freedom Of Information Act 2000:-
The most up to date list you can obtain (Ideally from January 2018) (please provide the date of the data) with;
(a) List all Commercial properties with their Rateable Values and addresses.
(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 full billing authority reference for each property (this is the property reference not the account number)
(d) The current liability payable for the year 2017/18
(e) The date the rateable occupier first became liable for the
(f) If the property is empty that date it became empty
(g) 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. Retail Relief
VI Small Business Rate Relief
VII. Any other relief
(h) List of all credits on account and the amounts
In accordance with the ICO Torbay decision, I would appreciate it of this Council did not withhold the names of sole traders and partners. In the circumstances of the Torbay case the individuals were private landlords or sole traders and the Commissioner concluded that disclosure of their names would not breach the first data protection principle as the information relates to the business activities of the individuals concerned and not activities they undertake simply or solely in their private lives. The Commissioner concluded that disclosure would be fair and meet schedule 2 condition 6 of the Data Protection Act.
Thank you in advance.
Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find attached an acknowledgement for this request.
Dear Mr Scott
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Thank you for your request for information received on the 24th January
2018. We have considered your request and enclose the following
Please find attached a spreadsheet detailing the information requested.
Where the 'ratepayer' column has a field that is blank then this indicates
that the ratepayer is a sole trader as opposed to an incorporated company.
We note your comments regarding ICO decision notice FS50547446. The
circumstances of that case are not related to business rates and the
legitimate interest for release is not comparable.
We supply this information based on your original request. If this is not
what you wanted or if you feel we have not fully understood your request
please do not hesitate to contact me to clarify your exact requirements.
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the handling of your request please contact [Caerphilly County Borough Council request email].
Senior Council Tax & Non-Domestic Rate Officer
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