Reductions and Reliefs

  • Empty business rates propertiesInformation for owners of empty business properties.
  • Small Business Rate ReliefRatepayers who are not entitled to another mandatory relief or are liable for unoccupied property rates and occupy a property with a rateable value
  • Relief for local newspapersThe Government is providing funding to local authorities so that they can provide a discount worth up to £1,500 a year for 2 years from 1st April 2017, to office space occupied by local newspapers.
  • Rate Relief for Businesses in rural areasCertain types of properties in a rural settlement with a population below 3,000 may be entitled to relief.
  • Transitional arrangementsProperty values normally change a good deal between each revaluation. Transitional arrangements help to phase in the effects of these changes by limiting the amount by which a bill may rise following...
  • Local Discretionary Rate Relief SchemeFind information and FAQs on the Local Discretionary Rate Relief Scheme.