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Business rates win for through-the-wall ATMs
Published:  19 December, 2018

Through-the-wall ATMs will no longer be subject to a separate business rates assessment after a successful legal challenge in the Appeal Court by several retail giants and ATM operator Cardtronics.

The news was welcomed by PRA chairman Brian Madderson, who said: "This will benefit all those that still use cash on a regular basis and were desperately worried as banks and post offices closed branches and PRA members had to start charging or see the through-the-wall ATMs removed."

Since 2010, super-markets and c-stores, including forecourts, have been liable to pay business rates on ATMs. The ruling has not only changed this but also means that £300m already charged will have to be repaid.




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Weekly retail fuel prices: 20 May 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East135.9360.77140.55130.16
East Midlands135.28141.26129.82
London135.21142.69130.48
North East134.06140.71129.20
North West134.87139.96129.27
Northern Ireland131.95135.90127.71
Scotland135.09139.31129.71
South East135.9463.57142.34130.70
South West135.01139.53129.65
Wales134.52138.23128.74
West Midlands134.83141.89129.64
Yorkshire & Humber134.1257.70141.27129.10

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