Business Rates Relief, Other Reductions and Subsidy Control
Information on reliefs and reductions available to reduce your Business Rates charges, how to appeal a decision not to make an award, and subsidy control arrangements that may affect the amount of relief you may be entitled to
Information on subsidy control and how this may affect the amount of relief you may be entitled to
Information on who can appeal, what you can appeal against and how to make an appeal
Details of the conditions that need to be met to be awarded charitable and/or discretionary relief.
Details of the conditions that need to be met to be awarded day nursery relief.
Details of the conditions that need to be met to be awarded disabled relief.
Details of when you might be entitled to empty rates.
Details of what conditions need to be met to be awarded fresh start relief and how to apply.
From 1 April 2023 the Small Business Bonus Scheme is changing.
If your daily gross rates liability has increased due to revaluation you may be eligible for transitional relief.
Details of the conditions that need to be met to be awarded rural rate relief.
Parks Transitional Relief provides relief in 2023/24 for parks or parts of parks that became liable for business rates for the first time on 1 April 2023.
Business Growth Accelerator Relief provides support to ratepayers of new build property and those expanding or making improvements to their existing property.
Properties used wholly or mainly for the purposes of a district heating network may receive 50% relief.
Properties concerned with specific sectors defined in Enterprise Areas, each of which comprises a number of defined geographic locations, may be eligible.
Relief is awarded to mobile masts or towers located in a number of specific different grid references.
Telecommunications new fibre infrastructure is eligible for 100% relief between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2034.
Eligibility for the Renewable Energy Relief relating to community benefit requires arrangements which give at least 15% of the annual profit to a community organisation, in return for investment (or, failing that, so much of the annual profit as is attributable to 0.5 megawatt of the total installed capacity)
Buildings occupied by a religious body for the purpose of religious worship or related administration, and halls used in connection with such buildings and their occupiers' purpose, are exempt from business rates.