Business rates reductions for new build properties
New Start Relief is available for unoccupied new build properties entered onto the valuation roll between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2018.
New Applications for new start relief can no longer be made after the 31 March 2018. Claims can still be made for new build properties which meet the criteria and were registered prior to the 31 March 2018.
Apply for relief
Anyone paying rates for a newly built unoccupied property that was entered on the valuation roll prior to 31 March 2018 can apply.
What happens next
We'll review your application and let you know if you are entitled to a discount, this can take 2 or 3 weeks. We may ask for more information to help us make a decision.