Date lodged: 7 July 2016
To ask the Scottish Government, further to its announcement to end the vacant non-domestic property water charge exemption, how much of the predicted £15 million charge will be raised in each local authority.
Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 20 July 2016
Licensed providers, also known as retailers, are responsible for billing and collecting charges from non-domestic properties across Scotland. The £15 million additional revenue was calculated on an all-Scotland basis based on data held by Scottish Assessors Valuation Roll on 1 April 2013. It has been broken down by local authority area in the following table:
Source: Scottish Assessors Valuation Roll, 1st April 2013