8. Hardship relief
We have the discretion to remit all or part of a business rates bill if the occupier is expecting financial hardship.
How to apply
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
East Devon District Council
Your letter should include:
- the reasons for your application
- details of your business
- details of the benefits/services your business provides to the local community
You should also enclose a copy of your latest audited accounts with your application.
If you have not already done so, you should also make an appeal to the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) for a temporary reduction in your rateable value.