Other business rates reliefs

Mandatory (Charitable) relief

Charities are entitled to relief from rates on any non-domestic property that is wholly or mainly used for non-domestic purposes. Relief is given at 80% of the full charge. Local councils have the discretion, in certain cases, to allow further relief on the remaining bill. Download the application form below.

Discretionary relief

The council also has the discretion to give relief on all or any part of the rate bill for property occupied by certain non-profit making bodies. The types of bodies which may qualify include sports and recreational groups, community and youth groups and aid agencies. Download the application form below.

You can access our Discretionary Rate Relief Policy below.