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By Richard Symonds & Lucy Shepherd  The Upper Tribunal has decided that council tax, not business rates, was payable on a building occupied by property guardians. Background Property guardians are individuals who temporarily live in empty property at reduced rents, ostensibly to protect it from damage and squatters pending the owner needing it back for […]

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