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Business rates reductions for small businesses

Rates relief may be provided through the Small Business Bonus Scheme if the rateable value of your property is less than £18,000.


Rateable value of propertyPercentage of relief
Up to £15,000100%
From £15,001 to £18,00025%

A 25% reduction is also available for businesses with more than one property if the combined rateable value is less than £35,000. A discount can be applied to each property with a rateable value of £18,000 or less.

Apply for a reduction

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.

Page last updated: 14/03/2018
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