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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Tax Allowances more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to introduce tax relief to small businesses to encourage those businesses to pay the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is responsible for setting legal minimum wage floors which protect vulnerable low paid workers. We are proud to have introduced The National Living Wage, which increased again in April to £8.21. We commend employers who pay more when they can afford to do so.</p><p> </p><p>The Government keeps the tax system under review, and since 2010 has taken a range of actions to support small businesses.</p><p> </p><p>The corporation tax rate has been lowered from 19%, businesses have been entitled to the Employment Allowance, 100% Small Business Rate Relief has been made permanent and the Government has doubled the rateable value threshold for 100% relief, meaning more than 675,000 of the smallest businesses do not pay business rates at all.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:07:35.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:07:35.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this