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Fresh Start Relief

Details of what conditions need to be met to be awarded fresh start relief and how to apply.

From 1 April 2018 the scheme provides relief of 100% for 12 months where:

  • a property has become occupied following a continuous period of at least 6 months where it was unoccupied, and
  • has a rateable value of no more than £65,000

Properties used by 'payday lenders' are specifically excluded from this scheme.

How to apply

To apply for this reduction fill in our pdf icon Fresh Start application [148kb] and return it to the address in the contact us box.