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. Local Newspaper Relief has been extended for an additional 5 years until 31.03.2025. 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:
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 either the 2017 or the 2023 Revaluation. This will be applied to you account automatically if you qualify.
Business Rate Relief for Public Lavatories
100% Business Rates Relief is now available for separately-assessed public toilets in England and Wales, including those being operated by local authorities. This relief applies retrospectively from 1 April 2020. Please contact us by email if you have not received this and think you may be eligible.