- Business Rates - Reliefs and Exemptions
Occupied properties may be eligible for a reduction in the Business Rates.
Small Business Rate Relief
Mandatory Rate Relief for charities and sports clubs
Mandatory Rural Rate Relief
Discretionary Rate Relief
Supporting Small Business Relief
Discretionary Local Business Rates Relief (Revaluation Relief)
Pub Relief - 2017/18 and 2018/19 only
Local Newspaper Relief
Part-occupied Relief (S44A Relief)
Town Centre Discretionary Rate Relief Scheme
When a property becomes empty, there is no charge for the first three months, or six months in the case of industrial property. After the initial rate-free period has expired, the empty property will be charged 100% Business Rates. There are certain exemptions from the empty charge PDF, 305.28 KB which include listed buildings and properties with a rateable value of less than £2,900.