Rate relief for businesses in rural areas
Certain types of businesses in rural areas, where the population is below 3000, may qualify for mandatory rate relief of 100%.
To qualify for mandatory relief a property must be situated within a rural settlement area named on the Council's rural settlement list and must be:
a food shop or sole general store or sole post office with a rateable value less than £8500 a public house or petrol filling station with a rateable value less than £12500 Other businesses that may qualify for discretionary relief must be situated within a rural settlement area named on the Council's rural settlement list, have a rateable value less than £16000, and be providing a business which is of benefit to the local community.
To examine whether you may qualify under this jurisdiction please contact us.