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Part occupied properties

Where a property is partly occupied for a short time, the local authority has discretion in certain cases to award relief in respect of the unoccupied part.

Section 44a reduction can only be applied for up to 3 months for a commercial properties or 6 months for an industrial property.

All applications must be made to the Stroud District Council, Business Rates Department in writing providing all detail required by the authority.

A floor plan must be provided showing the areas of occupation and non-occupation.

An Inspector will need to visit to asses any possible entitlement.

This page was last updated: 9 August 2017

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