Other Discretionary Relief

Local Newspaper Relief

A discount of up to £1,500 is available for office space occupied by local newspapers. The discount is restricted to one discount per newspaper title and per premises. Please contact us by email if you think you may be eligible for this reduction.

Local Discretionary Relief

Councils may award Discretionary Relief where it is in the interest if their Council Tax payers.  Current schemes available:

Discretionary Rate Relief

Relief is available to help those most affected by the 2017 Revaluation. Each local authority has its own scheme to distribute relief in the fairest way possible, and those ratepayers believed to qualify have been sent an application form. Please contact us by email if you have not received this and think you may be eligible.

For full details of each council's agreed scheme, please click on the name of the council below:

Public Houses

Certain pubs, with a rateable value under £100,000, are eligible for a discount of up to £1,000 for two years from 01 April 2017. If you are eligible we will contact you with further information and a declaration form.

Supporting Small Business Relief

Available where a business has lost some or all of its small business rates or rural rate relief as a result of the 2017 Revaluation. This will be applied to you account automatically if you qualify.