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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Community Interest Companies remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the benefits of exempting registered community benefit societies from (a) corporation tax and (b) business and non-domestic rates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 179 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 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
star this property answer text <p>Community benefit societies which are not registered charities currently pay corporation tax on their profits, investment income and any capital gains. At present the government does not consider a specific exemption from corporation tax to be appropriate as there are alternative routes by which community benefit societies could access an exemption- most importantly registering as a charity if the relevant conditions are met.</p><p> </p><p>The business rates system also includes a number of reliefs and exemptions for registered charities. If a community benefit society is a registered charity then it would be potentially eligible for this support. And all community benefit societies will benefit from the reduction in business rates announced at Budget 2016, which is worth almost £9bn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2017-06-28T13:48:41.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T13:48:41.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this