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Posts Tagged: Business rates
They are rated as the taxes which are most harmful to rates of enterprise, above all others. We would all gain from improving how they work.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
Previously the parks were neglected and the roads full of potholes. The Conservatives have started to turn the borough around.
In the post-leave springtime, it will be worth considering what would happen if all three were abolished and replaced by a single Turnover Tax.
Small firms have had to struggle due to bureaucratic inertia by some councils. At least the culprits have been identified.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Five priorities set out here would boost exports, tackle business rates, protect the self-employed, increase housing and create jobs.
Greg Taylor: England’s most successful Tory politician won’t be directly addressing the Conference next week.
What really matters is proving that devolution has not stalled under Theresa May’s Brexit-focused government.
Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
The Government has not reintroduced the Bill that would implement its commitment to the localisation of business rates by 2020.
Heath and Social Care integration is in everyone’s interests and we need to work hard to make it a reality.
Will Labour MPs really vote down decentralising more power to councils?
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.