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Scotland FOI Request April 2021

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Richard roberts

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information.
All information requested relates to Business Rates.
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.
Required Information;- A list of all live business rates accounts with a 2017 list Rateable Value.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. Please note that this is not the Rate Demand or Rate Account Number.
• Current rateable value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address), the contact telephone number and email address
• The date the current ratepayer became liable for the business rates – we do not require any historical account liability dates only the current ratepayers liability start date
• whether a property is empty or occupied
• Where a property is currently empty please provide the date the ratepayer became liable for empty rates
• Where there is an exemption on the account please provide the start and end date and type of exemption applied (e.g. listed building)
• Where there is a relief on the account please provide the date it was applied and the type of relief (e.g. Retail Discount)
• We do not require any personal information or sole traders.
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.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Roberts

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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Re: help desk request (ticket ref [1]2021040127000393)
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Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby
request
the following information.

All information requested relates to Business Rates.

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.

Required Information;- A list of all live business rates accounts with a
2017 list
Rateable Value.

•       Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority
Reference
Number) of the property on which the charge is made. Please note that this
is not
the Rate Demand or Rate Account Number.

•       Current rateable value

•       Account holder name

•       Property address

•       The billing address (where different to the property address), the
contact
telephone number and email address

•       The date the current ratepayer became liable for the business
rates – we
do not require any historical account liability dates only the current
ratepayers
liability start date

•       whether a property is empty or occupied

•       Where a property is currently empty please provide the date the
ratepayer
became liable for empty rates

•       Where there is an exemption on the account please provide the
start and
end date and type of exemption applied (e.g. listed building)

•       Where there is a relief on the account please provide the date it
was
applied and the type of relief (e.g. Retail Discount)

•       We do not require any personal information or sole traders.

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.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Roberts

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