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Sunday, 2 August 2009

Property rates on fibre - more....

Keep being asked about the property rates on many people don't seem to realise that there are business rates to be paid on any fibre, and the effect that this is having on NGA

I have gathered together yet more links on the subject to go with the previous links on fibre property / business rates and the VOA.

VOA presentation to the BSG in April 2009 (Download the presentation)
Computer Weekly article - Business rates stifle investment in broadband infrastructure 31st July
Philip Virgo's blog - Removing the biggest road block on the UK super highway
Fibre stream blog post - Latter day window tax
Guardian article - Dark days for fibre start ups - Feb 26 2009
VOA site - Section 870
Section 871

Please feel free to add any others in the comments......

1 comment:

Cyberdoyle said...

thanks for all the links, will work my way through them. What I can't understand is why the government taxes something that could bring great prosperity to this country...