Business rate accounts information
We publish this information here regularly because we receive so many Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests about it.
We cannot vouch for the ongoing accuracy of the data as accounts are being updated daily. We plan to update this information quarterly. With regard to credits there may be corresponding accounts with debits. The information has been screened to remove accounts relating to individuals as the provision of this data is exempt from disclosure. In some cases this may mean that non-personal accounts have also been removed.
National Non-Domestic Rates Accounts in Credit
Further to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Decision Notices FS50619844 and FS50643256, the Council is no longer publishing information in respect of credit balances on Business Rate accounts. In line with these decisions, information is being withheld under Section 31(1)(a) Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoIA), which states that:
“Information which is not exempt under Section 30 is exempt information if its disclosure under this Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice –
(a) the prevention or detection of crime “