Court date set for councils' £2bn tax dispute with NHS trusts

By Naomi Larsson | 08 July 2019

A court date has been set for the long-running legal dispute between councils and NHS trusts over rates relief.

NHS hospitals are calling for charitable status and cuts in their business rates tax, which could cost councils and government as much as £2.35bn in tax rebates for mandatory relief dating back to April 2010.

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