Business rates retention: latest IFS research and thoughts on the way ahead

Date: 30 March 2017

David Phillips, associate director at IFS, gave this presentation to the Municipal Journals Future Forum conference (2017) on 30th March 2017. It sets our the findings from recent research on business rates, funded by the IFS Local Government Finance and Devolution Consortium, and looks ahead to some of the key decisions on the future operation of the local business rates retention system, currently being consulted on by the government.