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Cash-strapped local authorities may be looking more closely at rural businesses to identify opportunities to charge business rates, warns consultant Harry Baines of Brown & Co. Farm buildings and agricultural land are exempt from business rates – as long as they are being used only for farming. Complications can arise when farming businesses go into an associated activity such as contracting to such an extent that the local authority may argue that business rates are due. Business rates – the […]