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Workplace Parking Levy may be Extended Nationwide

Workplace Parking Levy may be Extended Nationwide

A tax on workplace parking spaces, due to be introduced in Nottingham, may soon be rolled out nationwide, the Forum of Private Business (FPB) has warned. Under the new Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) scheme, businesses requiring 11 or more parking spaces for staff will have to pay up to £350 a year for each space. Nottingham City Council is the first authority to confirm that it is to operate the levy, following recent Government approval of its plans. The charge is due to come into effect in 2010. According to the council, it plans to impose an initial £185 fee for each workplace parking space, rising to £350 by 2014, and penalties will be incurred for non-payment. The council added that it would be up to each individual organisation to decide whether to pass on charges to ... »