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Paper 08/093 Business Rate Supplements Bill [Bill 2 of 2008-09] (PDF PDF 22 KB)
The Bill will allow upper-tier local authorities in England and Wales, and the Greater London Authority, to levy a supplement on the business rate in order to fund local economic development projects. Businesses must be consulted and, in certain circumstances, balloted before a rate supplement can be introduced.