This consultation ended 27 June 2018.

Consultation period:
4 April 2018 to 27 June 2018
Last updated:

Details of outcome

Summary of responses

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Original consultation

We want your views on ways to tackle avoidance of non-domestic rates (business rates) in Wales.

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Additional information

We are consulting on:

  • ways to improve the accuracy and timeliness of information provided about ratepayers’ circumstances
  • whether the arrangements for empty property rates and relief should change to reduce avoidance
  • reducing abuse of mandatory charitable relief by bogus charities
  • whether a general anti-avoidance rule could be developed for non-domestic rates in Wales
  • non-legislative measures to improve compliance such as joint working between agencies and resources to aid investigation.