Will Small Business Rates Relief Help Southport January 18th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Empty shop, Southport town centre The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced on 25 November at the 2015 Autumn Statement that the doubling of the Small Business Rate Relief scheme would continue for a further year (2016-17). Multipliers The Provisional Multipliers for 2016-17 have been announced: Provisional non-domestic multiplier for 2016-17 is 49.7p Provisional small business non-domestic multiplier for 2016- 17 is 48.4p The provisional multipliers will be confirmed after either the Local Government Finance Report for 2016-17 has been approved by the House of Commons or 1 March 2016, whichever is earlier. More information on multipliers and small business rate relief is available on our website. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!