....Charitable organisations in England and Wales are entitled to relief of 80% on the business rates payable on the buildings they use, and some of the country’s best-known private schools qualify under the rules. Business rates firm CVS sent freedom of information
requests to councils, and responses from 132 showed that 586 out 1,038 private schools held charitable status and were granted the mandatory relief. ...
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