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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Second Homes: Council Tax more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the level of Council Tax receipts of the practice of second homeowners avoiding the payment of council tax by registering a second home as a business. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 178364 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-19more like thismore than 2018-10-19
star this property answer text <p>Owners of second homes are generally liable for council tax. Only where a property is available for short-term lets for 140 days or more per financial year, is it considered a holiday-let, and therefore assessed for business rates instead. However, the Government is aware of concerns about holiday homes and is looking into this issue to see if the criteria under which holiday lets are valued for business rates are appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-10-19T09:17:43.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T09:17:43.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse remove filter