Business rates relief and reduction
Details of our revised discretionary rate relief policy, adopted on 1 April 2017.
Apply for business rates relief for small business.
Apply for rate relief for empty properties.
Apply for rate relief for partly occupied properties.
Apply for rate relief for charitable and non-profit making organisations.
Apply for business rates relief in rural areas.
Guidance for business rates relief on the grounds of hardship.
Eligibility criteria for rate relief for local newspapers.
The business rates retail discount scheme was announced in the Autumn Budget 2018 and further extended in Written Ministerial Statement 27 Jan 2020.
Guidance on the business rates relief for public houses written in the Ministerial Statement 27 Jan 2020.
Information on the Discretionary Rate Relief Sub-Committee, including meeting dates, agendas, contact details and attendance statistics.