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Business rates: maintained schools

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Last updated on 22 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Are maintained schools required to pay business rates? We relay information from GOV.UK and the DfE about business rates for maintained schools. We also look at specific arrangements for voluntary aided, voluntary controlled and foundation schools.

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  1. 1 Schools must pay business rates
  2. 2 Local funding formulas
  3. 3 Voluntary and foundation schools
  4. 4 Examples from LAs
  5. 5 The national funding formula

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