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The Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into Business Rates to scrutinise how Government policy has impacted business. The Committee will examine how Business Rates policy has changed, including Business Rates retention, alternatives to property-based taxes, such as the proposed digital services tax, and how changes to Business Rates could impact businesses.
Terms of Reference
The inquiry will look at how changes in Central Government policy have changed the business rates system. In turn, this inquiry will also look at how the current business rates system is operating and the associated impact on business.
The inquiry will cover the following:
Evidence given by Melissa Tatton, Chief Executive Officer, Valuation Office Agency, Alan Colston, Chief Valuer, Valuation Office AgencyJesse Norman, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, HM Treasury, Rishi Sunak, Minister for Local Government, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Mike Williams, Director Business and International Tax, HM Treasury
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Committee launches new inquiry into Business Rates to scrutinise how Government policy has impacted business