Trump Turnberry will no longer get business rates relief

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Donald Trump’s Turnberry examination in South Ayrshire is now above the cut-off indicate for taxation relief

A Scottish golf examination owned by US President Donald Trump will no longer validate for a controversial taxation break.

A change in the Scottish government’s new bill will mislay Trump Turnberry in South Ayrshire from a business rates service scheme.

The Sunday Herald suggested the examination is now above the cut-off indicate with a rateable value of £1,650,000.

Scotland’s financial secretary Derek Mackay introduced measures in Feb to help liberality businesses.

The pierce was in response to flourishing vigour to meddle to help struggling restaurants and hotels cope with the first revaluation of the rateable value of businesses given 2010.

Mr Mackay faced calls to remodel the transitory business rates service scheme after it emerged in Aug that Trump Turnberry had benefited by £109,530 for 2017/18.

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In response to a wider examination of the business rates system, Mr Mackay announced in Sep that the transitory scheme would continue next year for “all but the very largest liberality properties”.

Documents published alongside the breeze Scottish bill progressing this month state it will only request for liberality properties with a rateable value up to £1.5m.

According to the Scottish Assessors Association website, Trump Turnberry is now above the cut-off indicate with a rateable value of £1,650,000.

Mr Trump bought Turnberry in 2014 but stepped divided from the family business sovereignty after being inaugurated US president.

His other Scottish golf course, on the Menie estate in Aberdeenshire, did not validate for service since it is tangible as a golf march rather than a hotel.

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