FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

28 May 2021

Required Information;- A list of all live business rates accounts with a 2017 list Rateable Value greater than or equal to £5,000.


•            Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. Please note that this is not the Rate Demand or Rate Account Number.

•            Current rateable value

•            Account holder name

•            Property address

•            The billing address (where different to the property address), the contact telephone number and email address

•            The date the current ratepayer became liable for the business rates – we do not require any historical account liability dates only the current ratepayers liability start date

•            Where a property is currently empty please provide the date the ratepayer became liable for empty rates

•            Where there is an exemption on the account please provide the start and end date and type of exemption applied (e.g. listed building)

•            Where there is a relief on the account please provide the date it was

East Herts Council Response

28 May 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

We publish business rates information here:

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.


Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone 0303 123 1113


It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.


Thank you for your request.