House Clearance Sunderland Costs

The 20% increase in license fees for most house clearance Sunderland recycling sites is unpopular to say the least. Effectively a tax on running a house clearance business in the Sunderland area, like all taxes it has to be paid or you risk prosecution.

The licence charges are not only relatively new, but have been raised by more than the rate of inflation every year since they were introduced. This time by more than five times inflation. Since the fees were first introduced in 1994, they have risen by 75% and in some cases doubled. Why the fees? To fund the Environment Agency, who regulate the waste management industry & house clearance services in Sunderland amongst many other functions. Read more [...]

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