Baffled councillors are calling for clarification over whether Musselburgh Racecourse is part of the council, amid questions over tax.
It comes after East Lothian Council’s Audit and Governance Committee asked racecourse officials to explain financial statements for the year ending March 31, 2013.
The figures and notes submitted by the Musselburgh Joint Racing Committee, as required by the British Horseracing Authority, state that the committee is “exempt from taxation”.
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