Small Business Rates Relief

Gareth Elton made this Freedom of Information request to Sunderland City Council

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Dear Sunderland City Council,

Please provide a complete list of business addresses and their
occupiers with rateable values between £2,000 and £12,000 that are
NOT in receipt of small business rate relief.

Please also list their property description, actual liability (i.e.
rates payable) and what
date they are liable from, as well as the billing authority
reference number for each account.

Please can you ensure this information is accurate and up to date.

Yours faithfully,

Gareth Elton

Solicitor - Freedom of Information, Sunderland City Council

Re: Your request for information concerning: 

 

Small Business Rates Relief.

 

The Council aims to provide available information promptly and in any
event within 20 working days, unless, exceptionally, there is a need to
consider whether the information is exempt from disclosure.

 

Please note that there may be a charge for providing copies of the
information. If the cost of complying with your request in full exceeds
£450, we will ask you to reconsider your request, or to pay a fee before
the information is supplied. If a charge or fee is payable we will let you
know.

 

I will contact you again soon in connection with your request.

 

Please quote the reference below if you contact the Council regarding this
request.

 

Customer Request Number:  14-12 02

 

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Solicitor - Freedom of Information, Sunderland City Council

 

Hi All,

 

I have logged an FOI request and sent an acknowledgement requesting
information regarding

 

Small Business Rates Relief.

 

You should check the following TODAY to avoid time being needlessly spent
on preparing information.

Check that the information to answer this request is within your
directorate service area. If it is not, please let me know in reply to
this email so the request can be re-allocated.

 

Estimate how much time it will take to locate, retrieve and extract the
information. If it will take more than 18hours staff time, then it should
be refused immediately as it exceeds the fees limit. Close the request and
offer advice and assistance on how the request might be refined so it can
be answered within the 18hours.

 

If you will need support from Financial Resources, HR & OD or
Communications teams please forward a copy of this email to let them know
immediately. Please note however that the request remains allocated to you
and you are responsible for ensuring that an appropriate reply is issued
within the statutory time for reply.

 

This request needs responding to as soon as possible. The 20 day rule
means the final date for response is 31^st  December 2014

 

Compliance with the timescales will be reported monthly to your DMT.

 

Customer Request Number: 14 12 02

 

Regards

Ian Hartburn

Commercial and Corporate Services Directorate

Sunderland City Council

Tel: 0191 561 1305

 

 

Re: Your request for information concerning: 

 

Small Business Rates Relief.

 

The Council aims to provide available information promptly and in any
event within 20 working days, unless, exceptionally, there is a need to
consider whether the information is exempt from disclosure.

 

Please note that there may be a charge for providing copies of the
information. If the cost of complying with your request in full exceeds
£450, we will ask you to reconsider your request, or to pay a fee before
the information is supplied. If a charge or fee is payable we will let you
know.

 

I will contact you again soon in connection with your request.

 

Please quote the reference below if you contact the Council regarding this
request.

 

Customer Request Number:  14-12 02

 

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Meg Crosby left an annotation ()

You mayfind my request from April 2013 helpful. It was noticeable that the list I was given, as well as business premises, also included features which rate relief could be claimed on, such as Advertising hoardings, communications masts and car parks!
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Howard Middlemiss, Sunderland City Council

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Mr Elton

 

Please find attached details relating to your recent FOI request

 

Regards

 

Howard Middlemiss