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Business rates

An introduction to business rates, how it is calculated and paid, and where the monies collected are distributed.

The administration and collection of business rates is carried out by the Credit Control section of Boston Borough Council. Part of the revenue raised by us is retained locally by the council and part is sent to central government and to Lincolnshire County Council. The monies retained together with Council Tax Revenues and any other grants provided to us by Central Government is used to pay for services provided by us and other local councils in your area.

Further information about business rates including relief's that may be available to you can be found in the business rates leaflet. You can view our 2017/18 leaflet using the link below.

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[1Mb] Business Rates 2017-18 Business Rates 2017-18

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