Future Forum North: 'Business rates will be like Tudor beard tax'

By Dan Peters | 17 March 2021

A senior finance director has said ‘anachronistic’ business rates are ‘going in the direction of the Tudor beard tax’.

Speaking at The MJ’s Future Forum North, former president of the Society of County Treasurers, Gary Fielding, said: ‘It is going to go at some point.

'I’m pretty confident it will go.

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