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If I wanted to use my box room to do gel nails, how much would the council want for business rates?

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Fluffycloudland77 Sat 11-May-13 09:01:31

It's not happening yet but it's best to know the score.

Tee2072 Sat 11-May-13 09:02:39

I'm not sure what the rules are in general about setting up such a thing in your house, but rates would probably be the least of your worries. Insurance for that sort of thing will probably be astronomical.

Talkinpeace Sat 11-May-13 11:55:19

business rates only apply to business properties - not an issue

getting the insurance etc will be the tricky bit

GirlWithOneEye Sat 11-May-13 12:02:58

Is it a council property or your own home?
I have a council property and my tenancy agreement says we are never allowed to use the address as a business address - would this affect you?

topsi Wed 15-May-13 09:45:44

I think the rules are that you are allowed to use a room for business and not pay rates as long as the room is not used solely for the business. So just stick a computer in the corner and say it is your computer room as well. Insurance would need to be through one of the beauty insurers. I don't think you would have that much trouble securing insurance.

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