Guide

Help available for business rates

Introduction

There are a number of reliefs available to business ratepayers.

This guide outlines the various business rates reliefs and allowances available and how to apply for them if you are eligible. These rate support schemes include:

You should continue to pay your rates while Land & Property Services (LPS) consider your application. This will help you to avoid paying a large amount in one go if your application is unsuccessful. If your application is successful LPS will refund any rates you have over paid.

If you have a query regarding your business rates you should contact Land & Property Services.

LPS is revaluing all business properties in Northern Ireland and the new values will be used to calculate rate bills for businesses and organisations from April 2020. Read full details on Reval2020.