How do you qualify:

Relief is available to ratepayers who have lost Small Business Rate Relief or Rural Rate Relief as a result of the 2017 revaluation.

What do you get:

Ratepayers will have the increase in their annual bills limited to the greater of

  • a cash value of £600.00 per year, or
  • the matching cap on increases for small properties in the transitional relief scheme

This relief will run until 31 March 2022 and relief will continue until this date or until the bill reaches what it would have been within the relief scheme, whichever is first.

Awards are subject to State Aid De Minimis limits. For information about State Aid please go to

How do you apply:

We will identify those who appear to qualify and award the relief automatically. We will then write to you confirming the award and asking you to make a State Aid declaration if appropriate.