This consultation ended 27 June 2018.

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

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

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.