Help available for business rates



There are a number of reliefs available to business ratepayers.

Emergency support for businesses affected by flooding

There is emergency rate relief available for non-domestic rates on properties that have been flooded as well as support to help businesses temporarily relocate.

For more information, see emergency rate relief for businesses affected by recent flooding.

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

You should continue to pay your rates while Land & Property Services (LPS) considers 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 overpaid.

Queries on your business rates

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