Charity finance policy
Charities’ business rate bill set to double despite lack of public support for the tax
Analysis of government data by Charity Finance Group has estimated that charities’ total business rate bill will double by the end of the decade.
By 2020, charities will be spending over £400m a year on business rates.
This is despite only 17% of the public believing that charities should pay business rates.
Charity Finance Group has written to the government to ask for the level of mandatory charitable business rate relief to be increased to 100% in the upcoming Budget.
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