Reductions to Business Rates bills
In some circumstances you may be eligible for a reduction to your Business Rates bill. There are several different types of reduction, or relief:
Small Business Rate Relief
If a property has a rateable value of less than £25,499, it may be eligible for the Small Business Rate Relief Scheme. Read more about Small Business Rate Relief.
Charitable reliefe is awarded when properties are used for charitable purposes or by non-profit making organisations. There are two types of charitable relief; mandatory and discretionary. Read more about charitable relief.
Details of any transitional relief are included on your bill. If you are receiving transitional relief, a reduction in your rateable value may not reduce the amount you pay. Read more about transitional arrangements, or contact us for further information.
Specific rules apply when properties are empty for a period of time. Read more about unoccupied properties.
Contact Business Rates
The Business Rates Office is located at the Civic Centre.
44 York Street
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