CIPFA hits back at Tesco rates attack

By Patrick O’Brien | 11 June 2018

Finance directors have hit back at criticisms made by big companies that business rates are causing the collapse of retailers on the high street.

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) said that in the age of austerity ‘business rates are an important part of local government funding and key to the delivery of public services’.

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