Small Business Rate Relief

With effect from 1st April 2010

For the period 1st April 2010 to 30th September 2010 Small Business Rate Relief is available at 50% for ratepayers occupying single properties with a rateable value up to £6,000, with relief declining in percentage terms on a sliding scale until it is 0% at £12,000.

For the period 1st October 2010 to 31st March 2013 Small Business Rate Relief is available at 100% for ratepayers occupying single properties with a rateable value up to £6,000, with relief declining in percentage terms on a sliding scale until it is 0% at £12,000.

Properties with a Rateable Value of £12,000 to £17,999 will have their bills calculated using the Small Business Rate Relief multiplier only.

The relief is only available to ratepayers with either:
  1. one property
  2. one main property and other additional properties providing those additional properties have rateable values less than £2,599.
The rateable value of the property mentioned in (a),or the sum of the rateable values of all properties mentioned in b), must be under £18,000.

A claim for Small Business Rate Relief can only be made for one property.

If a Rate-payer ceases to be eligible, the relief will end from that date.

If a ratepayer is eligible for charity relief or rural rate relief they will receive that relief rather than the small business rate relief. Application forms are available on request.

YOU MUST ADVISE US IF YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES CHANGE IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WAYS (Warning it is a Criminal Offence for a Rate-Payer to give false information when making an application for Small Business Rate Relief)
  1. Where the Rateable Value of any property you occupy in Redcar & Cleveland or any other local authority increases.
  2. Where you occupy any additional business premises in England.
  3. Where you occupy any premises which you had listed as empty on your application form for Small Business Rate Relief.
  4. Where there are any changes or additions to the liable parties or any changes to your company name.
Please return forms to: Redcar and Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar, TS10 1RT Full details on how to apply for this relief area are available from the Local Authority, Tel: (01642) 774 774.
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1/29/2014

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