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You can get one third off your business rates bill if you occupy certain retail property with a rateable value of less than £51,000. To be eligible, the property must mainly be used as a shop, restaurant, car sales, petrol station, cafe or drinking establishment.
You’re usually not eligible if your business provides financial services, medical services or professional services like legal advice, estate agency or accounting.
Read the Business Rates Retail Discount guidance for more information.
Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of administering Non Domestic Rates.
- Your information may be provided to a third party acting on our behalf in administering Non Domestic Rates.
- Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.
- Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary.
There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed at eastdevon.gov.uk/privacy.
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Your business rates bill number.
If you have already been awarded the retail discount and the information you are giving us confirms your entitlement, we do not need to send a replacement bill and relief will automatically be awarded again in 2020/21 provided you continue to meet the qualifying criteria.
You have to apply online. There are no paper forms.
If you don't have a computer, there’s access to the web in lots of places.